verb (used with object)
to praise; extol.
a song or hymn of praise.
lauds, (used with a singular or plural verb) Ecclesiastical. a canonical hour, marked especially by psalms of praise, usually recited with matins.
(transitive) to praise or glorify
praise or glorification
William. 1573–1645, English prelate; archbishop of Canterbury (1633–45). His persecution of Puritans and his High Church policies in England and Scotland were a cause of the Civil War; he was impeached by the Long Parliament (1640) and executed
late 14c., from Old French lauder “praise, extol,” from Latin laudare “to praise, commend, honor, extol, eulogize,” from laus (genitive laudis) “praise, fame glory.” Probably cognate with Old English leoð “song, poem, hymn,” from Proto-Germanic *leuthan (cf. Old Norse ljoð “strophe,” German Lied “song,” Gothic liuþon “to praise”), and from an echoic PIE root *leu-. Related: Lauded; lauding.
[law-der] /ˈlɔ dər/ noun 1. Sir Harry (MacLennan) [muh-klen-uh n] /məˈklɛn ən/ (Show IPA), 1870–1950, Scottish balladeer and composer. /ˈlɔːdə/ noun 1. Sir Harry. real name Hugh MacLennan. 1870–1950, Scottish ballad singer and music-hall comedian
[law-der-deyl] /ˈlɔ dərˌdeɪl/ noun 1. a city in SE Florida: suburb of Fort Lauderdale.
[law-der-hil] /ˈlɔ dərˌhɪl/ noun 1. a city in SE Florida: suburb of Fort Lauderdale.
[law-dee-uh n] /ˈlɔ di ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to Archbishop or his beliefs, especially that the Church of England preserves more fully than the Roman Catholic Church the faith and practices of the primitive church and that kings rule by divine right. 2. noting or pertaining to a style of English Gothic architecture […]