Leod definitions

Alternative or obsolete form of lede.
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(collectively, obsolete) People.
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(obsolete) A people, nation, people group.
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(obsolete) A man, person.
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Origin of leod

From Middle English leod (“people”), from Old English lēode ("people, men"; plural of lēod (“person, man”)), from Proto-Germanic *liudīz (“people”), from Proto-Indo-European *(e)lewədh- (“man, people”). Cognate with Scots lede (“people”), West Frisian lie (“people”), Dutch lieden (“people”) and Dutch lui(den) (“people”), German Leute (“people”), Norwegian lyd (“people”).