Laund
Laund Laund (l[add]nd), n. [See {Lawn} of grass.] A plain sprinkled with trees or underbrush; a glade. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

In a laund upon an hill of flowers. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

Through this laund anon the deer will come. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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