laudator

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n laudator someone who communicates high praise
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Laudator (Law) An arbitrator.
    • Laudator One who lauds.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n laudator One who lauds; a lauder.
    • n laudator In old law, an arbitrator; an appraiser.
    • n laudator In old law: A witness to the good character of an accused person.
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Quotations

  • Charles Buxton
    Charles Buxton
    “Self-laudation abounds among the unpolished, but nothing can stamp a man more sharply as ill-bred.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

I refuse to listen to any more laudations of Mr. Herrick!
"The Lilac Girl" by Ralph Henry Barbour
Laudate eam sol et luna: stellae, et circuli planetarum.
"Primitive Christian Worship" by James Endell Tyler
There was no chattering about clever men, and no laudation of good men.
"Reviews" by Oscar Wilde
It appears to have none, though it has been the subject of fatuous laudation ever since the time of Rousseau.
"Outspoken Essays" by William Ralph Inge
It overflowed with semi-Oriental compliment and laudation; but the purport was clear.
"A Friend of Caesar" by William Stearns Davis
Concrete examples are worth much general explanation and laudation.
"How to Teach Religion" by George Herbert Betts
They wanted remarks, with laudations of the deceased.
"The Cromptons" by Mary J. Holmes
Maids, wives, and widows, pour out a stream of perpetual laudation.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine -- Volume 55, No. 340, February, 1844" by Various
Nor were Mr. Buckram's laudations wanting in the animal's behalf.
"Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour" by R. S. Surtees
Populus Romanus nautam bonum laudat.
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
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In poetry:

He is the saw, the spade, the scythe,
He rings the dinner bell;
Chuckles of laughter, small and blithe,
Of self-laudations tell.
"Starling" by Katharine Tynan
And by a modal artistry assemble
The very Sons of Morning, the ranked and choired
Heavens in sweet laudation of the Lord,
…….And make Saul cease to tremble.
"Saul And David" by Anthony Hecht
O Muse, pursue the calling of thy Gods forever!
Strive not for the garland, nor look upon the pain--
Unmoved support the voice of scorn or of laudation,
And argument with Fools disdain!
"The Memorial" by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

In news:

The program also will feature the "Laudate Dominum" from Mozart 's "Vesperae solennes de confessore," K 339, a more mature work composed in 1779.
Vesperae solennes de confessore, K 339 (Solemn Vespers of the Confessor): Laudate Dominum.
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