baud

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n baud (computer science) a data transmission rate (bits/second) for modems
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n baud See bawd.
    • baud See bawd.
    • n baud See bawd.
    • n baud The fish otherwise called the rockling.
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Usage

In literature:

Down the hall is a NEC Multi-Sync 2A with a CD-ROM drive and a 9600 baud modem with four com-lines.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
Manette's cousin is delighted to get the Rabelaye; Martineau has taken the Baude.
"The Lily of the Valley" by Honore de Balzac
General Baud's horse was shot down, and the General thrown far over his head, but he jumped up and ran alongside of us.
"Andersonville, complete" by John McElroy
General Baud's horse was shot down, and the General thrown far over his head, but he jumped up and ran alongside of us.
"Andersonville, Volume 3" by John McElroy
I didna gae slapdash to them wi' our young bra' bridegroom, to gar them baud up the market.
"Waverley, Or 'Tis Sixty Years Hence, Complete" by Sir Walter Scott
I am sure I am no to baud out for ever against this sort of going on; but when folk's missed, then they are moaned.
"Guy Mannering, or The Astrologer, Complete, Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
Erster Baude, 479 Leipzig, F. A. Brockhans.
"The Two Lovers of Heaven: Chrysanthus and Daria" by Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Like Abraham Ibn Baud's book, it opens with the Creation, and ends with the author's own day.
"Chapters on Jewish Literature" by Israel Abrahams
The plates, properly so called, are held apart by rubber bauds.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 455, September 20, 1884" by Various
They had been ambushed scarce four hours from Quebec by a baud of marauding Oneidas.
"The Grey Cloak" by Harold MacGrath
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In poetry:

An' the hert aye turns to the hame—
That's whaur oor ain folk wons;
An' gien hame binna hame, the hert bauds ayont
Abune the stars an' the suns.
"Hame" by George MacDonald
I thocht that jests wad flee fu' fain,
Forgetfulness come in again,
That I wad claim ye as my ain,
Tae baud an bin' ye
But noo through a' o' my domain
I canna fin' ye.
"Answer to Burn's Address To The De'il" by Nora Pembroke
Then they slide down again in a manner not cozy,
(Descensus baud facilis est Montis Rosae)
Now spread on all fours, on their backs now descending,
Till broad-cloth and bellows call loudly for mending.
"The Alpine Club Man" by E W Bowling