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- n. Alternative or obsolete form of lede.
- n. People.
- n. A people, nation, people group.
- n. A man, person.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. People; a nation; a man.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Middle English form of lede.
Barisdel, Mac-leod, Balhaldie, and the others of the Gaelic gang in
If a stranger retire from the land, let his kindred pay a half leod.
If any man slay another at an open grave, let him pay 20 shillings and pay the whole leod within 40 days.
If any man slay another, let him make bot with a half leod-geld of 100 shillings.
Colonel Mac - leod of Talilker joined us in his boat, rowed by boat - men in uniform, with a bagpiper in the bow, — re - turned to dinner, — were honoured with the compa-t ny of colonel Macleod of Taliiker, major Normand Liacleod of Duuvegan, Mr Macdonaldof Scalpa, Mi;.
The Bee, or, Literary weekly intelligencer [microform] : consisting of original pieces and selections from performances of merit, foreign and domestic : a work calculated to disseminate useful knowledge among all ranks of people at a small expense
I here adopt Grein's emendation, reading _leod_ for _leof_.] [Footnote 14: line 1137.