lourd

1 of 2

noun

plural -s
obsolete
: lout, sot

lourd

2 of 2

adverb

ˈlu̇rd
Scottish
: rather
used in the phrases had lourd and wad lourd

Word History

Etymology

Noun

obsolete lourd, adjective, dull, stupid, from Middle English lourde, from Middle French lourd, from Latin luridus pale yellow, sallow

Adverb

alteration (influenced by -ed entry 1) of Scots loor, lour, alteration of English dialect liever

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“Lourd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lourd. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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