Definition of lud in English:


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Pronunciation: /lʌd


(m'lud or my lud) British
  • Used to address a judge in a court of law: so it is alleged, m’lud
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    • Now in an effort to dispel their relentless anorak image the group has taken to handing out flyers with jokes, m'lud, against lawyers.
    • But that is moving dangerously close to what we might call the Gilligan defence: some of the details were wrong, m'lud, but it was, in essence, true.
    • It's the stresses and strains of modern life, m'lud.


early 18th century: alteration of lord.

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