Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A gray woolen plaid worn by shepherds in Scotland; hence, a traveling-rug or warm wrap made of similar material. Also spelled maude.
  • noun A salmon-net stretched around four stakes in the form of a square.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A gray plaid; -- used by shepherds in Scotland.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A grey plaid once worn by shepherds in Scotland.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • L. M. Montgomery—Lucy maud, or just maud to her friends—was a fascinating woman.

    Much Ado About Anne

  • Inside, I wrote down one of my favorite Lucy maud montgomery quotes: Green Gables is the dearest, loveliest spot in the world.

    Much Ado About Anne

  • I wonder if maybe someday somebody will write a story set here in our town, like maud set hers in Prince edward Island.

    Much Ado About Anne

  • And if we decide we like Lucy maud montgomery, we can read more in the series.

    Much Ado About Anne

  • “As all of you Lucy maud montgomery fans will recall, anne Shirley always wanted puffed sleeves, and this romantic springtime confection harks back to a more elegant time—a time of tea parties at green gables, kindred spirits, and innocent romance with a young man named gilbert Blythe.”

    Much Ado About Anne

  • And if we decide we like Lucy maud montgomery, we can read more in the series.

    Much Ado About Anne

  • Inside, I wrote down one of my favorite Lucy maud montgomery quotes: Green Gables is the dearest, loveliest spot in the world.

    Much Ado About Anne

  • His black cloak had seen service; the waistcoat of grey plaid bore yet stronger marks of having encountered more than one campaign; his third piece of dress was an absolute veteran compared to the others; his shoes were so loaded with mud as showed his journey must have been pedestrian; and a grey maud, which fluttered around his wasted limbs, completed such an equipment as, since

    Count Robert of Paris

  • L. M. Montgomery—Lucy maud, or just maud to her friends—was a fascinating woman.

    Much Ado About Anne

  • “Lucy maud montgomery describes that old farmhouse so vividly it almost seems alive.”

    Much Ado About Anne

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  • Old folk tune called "Maud Miller."

    February 10, 2008

  • I detect a strong Caledonian flavor to many of the Word-of-the-Day selections. I don’t think I have read so much Walter Scott since I was a kid as I do in the exemplary citations for WoD entries. Maud today comes with three citations, two of them from Scott. I wonder if some of these words are ever used outside of the pages of his novels.

    If tradition's paths be faithful trod

    A scotsman might don to walk abroad

    A cloth we would call

    An ordinary shawl

    But he will insist is a highland maud.

    January 8, 2014

  • I prefer a plaidie.

    January 9, 2014