Definition of Lloyd
1. Noun. United States comic actor in silent films; he used physical danger as a source of comedy (1893-1971).
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian
Definition of Lloyd
1. Proper noun. (surname from=Welsh dot=) of Welsh origin, from a nickname for someone with gray hair. ¹
2. Proper noun. (surnames male given name) transferred from the surname ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Lloyd
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery, During by William B. Drury, Edward Burtenshaw Sugden, Robert R. Warren, Ireland High Court of Chancery (1846)
"the said deed witnessed that the said Francis lloyd and Statement. Mary, his wife, granted and released the said lands of Bar- ..."
2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"Bill by Joshua R. lloyd and others against John Mills, Jr., and others. Decree for defendants, and plaintiffs appeal. Affirmed. HW Russell and HP Camden, ..."
3. Maryland Historical Magazine by Maryland Historical Society (1912)
"Cornelius lloyd. The inventory of Col. lloyd contains a suit of armor, ... In 1655, Elizabeth, widow of Cornelius lloyd, from love and affection to Philemon ..."
4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"Int J Ethics 29:272-83 Ap '19 lloyd, Francis Ernest Abscission in mirabilis ... Bot Gaz 61: 213-30 Mr '16 lloyd, Mary Dante's references to the troubadours. ..."
5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1828)
"In 1746, by indenture made between him- not by force of imm l;i», and sel£ G. lloyd, of the first part, Sarah Hill of the second uses, yet the part, ..."
6. Treaty of Peace with Germany by Germany (1918- ), Germany (1918- ) Treaties, etc. 1918-, Allied and Associated Powers (1914-1920), United States Congress Senate, Germany, etc. 1918 Treaties, June 28 Treaty with Germany, 1919 (1919)
"About a week after I had "handed to Mr. lloyd-George the official proposal ... On the occasion of that statement of Mr. lloyd-George, I wrote the President. ..."