Leod
Leod Le"od (l[=e]"[o^]d), n. [AS. le['o]d people, nation, man, chief; akin to OS. liud, OHG. liut, pl. liuti, G. leute, pl., fr. AS. le['o]dan to grow, akin to Goth. liudan, OS. liodan, OHG. liotan to grow; cf. Skr. ruh. [root]123.] People; a nation; a man. [Obs.] --Piers Plowman. Bp. Gibson. [1913 Webster]

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  • Léod —  / Leod    Ruler of the Éothéod; father of Eorl the Young.        The ruler of the Éothéod, Léod was the father of Eorl the Young, and hence the ancestor of all the Kings of Rohan …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • Léod — is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkien s universe of Middle earth, and was a lord of the Éothéod. He was the father of Eorl the Young, and son of Fram. He was known to have been killed after trying to tame the horse Felaróf.sequence… …   Wikipedia

  • léod — 1. m ( es/ as) man; wergeld for manslaughter; geléod fellow countryman, compatriot; 2 chief, prince, king; 2. f ( e/ a) people, nation [usu in pl léode] …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • Leod —    see Léod …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • leod — mc·leod; …   English syllables

  • leod — noun /liːd,liːod/ a) people lige leode ( feudal retainers ) Piers Plowman b) nation; a nation …   Wiktionary

  • leod — People; a people; a nation …   Black's law dictionary

  • leod — People; a people; a nation …   Black's law dictionary

  • leod — The people; the country; the nation …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • léodþéaw — m ( es/ as) popular usage …   Old to modern English dictionary

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