See also: Bud, buď, and búð

EnglishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English budde 'bud, seedpod', from Proto-Germanic *buddōn (compare Dutch bot 'bud', German Hagebutte ‘hip, rosehip', Butzen 'seedpod', Swedish dialect bodd 'head'), perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *bʰew-, *bu- (to swell).

NounEdit

A marijuana bud
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bud (plural buds)

  1. A newly formed leaf or flower that has not yet unfolded.
    After a long, cold winter, the trees finally began to produce buds.
  2. (slang) Potent cannabis taken from the flowering part of the plant (the bud), or marijuana generally.
    Hey bro, want to smoke some bud?
  3. A small rounded body in the process of splitting from an organism, which may grow into a genetically identical new organism.
    In this slide, you can see a yeast cell forming buds.
  4. A weaned calf in its first year, so called because the horns are then beginning to bud.
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bud (third-person singular simple present buds, present participle budding, simple past and past participle budded)

  1. To form buds.
    The trees are finally starting to bud.
  2. To reproduce by splitting off buds.
    Yeast reproduces by budding.
  3. To begin to grow, or to issue from a stock in the manner of a bud, as a horn.
  4. To be like a bud in respect to youth and freshness, or growth and promise.
    a budding virgin
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
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Etymology 2Edit

From buddy.

NounEdit

bud (plural buds)

  1. (informal) Buddy, friend.
    I like to hang out with my buds on Saturday night.
  2. (informal) used to address a male
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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse boð.

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bud n (singular definite buddet, plural indefinite bud)

  1. command
  2. message
  3. offer
  4. bid
  5. guess

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bud n (singular definite buddet, plural indefinite bude)

  1. messenger, delivery man, errand boy

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bud

  1. rafsi of bunda.

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bud (plural buds)

  1. (16th-century, archaic, poetic) A bribe or reward.

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tae bud (third-person singular simple present buds, present participle budin, simple past budt, past participle budt)

  1. (archaic) Must, had to.

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bud n

  1. a message (also budskap)
  2. a commandment (as in the Ten Commandments; also budord), a rule that must be obeyed (also påbud)
  3. a bid, an offer
  4. a messenger (also budbärare, sändebud)
  5. someone who delivers packages or parcels (also budbil, cykelbud, paketbud)

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Last modified on 15 April 2014, at 09:26