- In plural (lauteet), a sitting platform or "pew" in the hot room of a sauna.
- In singular only in compound words.
Declension of laude (type hame)
- ylälauteet, upper seat(s) in the sauna, or humorously, upper seat rows in an auditorium.
- alalauteet, lower seat(s), similar usage as above
laude (infinitive laudar)