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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Luvand, Luwand, Lovand, ppl. a. [ME. (north midl.) louande (14th c.): cf. Lufand and Luving.] Friendly, kindly, well-disposed (to or till another). —(a) c1420 Wynt. vii. 819.
Luwand he wes … Till … all relygyus
Ib. 833.
Mare luwand a man [W. mare luffand man; C. mare luffit a man] wes nane than he
Ib. 2088.
Kyng William … That to this Rychard wes luwand
Ib. viii. 6400. a1500 Colk. Sow i. 133 (B).
Luvand heistis swyne be … For … And on of thame be ourthrawin … All the remanent … Cumis … To reskew
(b) c1420 Ratis R. 623.
Cherytee … is louand in kind lawtee

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