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Leed
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English

Etymology 1

From Middle English leed, lede, shortened variant of leden ("language"), from Old English l?oden ("popular or national language, native tongue"), from Old English l?od ("people, nation"). Cognate with Scots leid ("language"). More at lede.

Noun

leed (plural leeds)

  1. (Britain dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) Language; tongue.
  2. (Britain dialectal, Scotland) A national tongue (in contrast to a foreign language).
  3. (Britain dialectal, Scotland) The speech of a person or class of persons; form of speech; talk; utterance; manner of speaking or writing; phraseology; diction.

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Etymology 2

From Middle English lede, led, leod, variant of Middle English leth, leoth ("song, poem"), from Old English l?oþ ("song, poem, ode, lay, verse"), from Proto-Germanic *leuþ? ("song, lay, praise"), from Proto-Indo-European *l?w- ("to sound, resound, sing out"). Cognate with Dutch lied ("song"), German Lied ("song").

Noun

leed (plural leeds)

  1. (Britain dialectal, Scotland) A strain in a rhyme, song, or poem; refrain; flow.
  2. (Britain dialectal, Scotland) A constant or repeated line or verse; theme.
  3. (Britain dialectal, Scotland) Patter; rigmarole.
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Dutch

Pronunciation

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  • Rhymes: -e:t

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch lêet, from Old Dutch *l?th, from Proto-Germanic *laiþ?.

Noun

leed n (uncountable)

  1. grief, sorrow
  2. harm

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch lêet, from Old Dutch l?th, from Proto-Germanic *laiþaz.

Adjective

leed (comparative leder, superlative leedst)

  1. (Belgium) angry
  2. sad
Inflection

Etymology 3

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

leed

  1. singular past indicative of lijden

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Luxembourgish

Etymology

From Old High German leid. Cognate with German leid, Dutch leed.

Pronunciation

Adverb

leed

  1. (in expressions) grievous; cumbersome
    Ech sinn et leed. -- "I'm fed up with it."
    Dat deet mer leed. -- "I'm sorry."
    Hatt deet mer leed. -- "I pity her."

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Middle English

Alternative forms

Etymology 1

From Old English l?ode ("people, men"), plural of l?od ("man, person") (masc.), also "nation, people group, ethnicity, nationality" (fem.), akin to Old Frisian liod, Old Saxon liud, Old Norse ljóðr, lýðr, Old High German liut, Dutch lieden, German Leute ("people"). Akin to Old English l?odan ("to grow, spring forth").

Noun

leed (plural common noun and collective noun, plural leeds or leeden)

  1. People; persons collectively.
  2. Countrymen, compatriots; vassals.
  3. Man, person; human being.
  4. Race, nation; nationality; kindred.

Etymology 2

Unknown

Noun

leed

  1. A copper kettle or caldron.
    • 14th century, Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales
      That stemed as a forneys of a leed

Spanish

Verb

leed

  1. (Spain) Informal second-person plural (vosotros or vosotras) affirmative imperative form of leer.

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