leud

noun
\ˈlüd\
plural leuds\ -​dz \ or leudes\ -​ˌdēz \

Definition of leud 

: a feudal tenant or vassal in the ancient Frankish kingdoms

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History and Etymology for leud

Medieval Latin leudes (plural), of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German liuti people (plural of liut person, people)

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