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maud US English

A gray striped plaid cloak, formerly worn by shepherds in Scotland

Queen Maud Land US English

A part of Antarctica that borders the Atlantic Ocean, claimed since 1939 by Norway

Matilda1 US English

(1102–67), English princess; daughter of Henry I and mother of Henry II; known as the Empress Maud. Henry’s only legitimate child, she was named his heir, but her cousin Stephen seized the throne on Henry’s death in 1135. She waged an unsuccessful civil war against Stephen until 1148

Queen Maud in Queen Maud Land US English

A part of Antarctica that borders the Atlantic Ocean, claimed since 1939 by Norway

the Empress Maud in Matilda1 US English

(1102–67), English princess; daughter of Henry I and mother of Henry II; known as the Empress Maud. Henry’s only legitimate child, she was named his heir, but her cousin Stephen seized the throne on Henry’s death in 1135. She waged an unsuccessful civil war against Stephen until 1148

Maud Joan Littlewood in Littlewood, Joan US English

(1914–2002), English theatre director; full name Maud Joan Littlewood. She co-founded the Theatre Workshop (1945), which set out to present established plays in radical productions and to stage contemporary working-class plays. She is particularly remembered for her production of the musical Oh, What a Lovely War (1963)

Lucy Maud Montgomery in Montgomery, L. M. US English

(1874–1942), Canadian novelist; full name Lucy Maud Montgomery. She is noted for Anne of Green Gables (1908) and its sequels, set on Prince Edward Island