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oud

 (o͞od)
n.
A stringed musical instrument of northern Africa and southwest Asia resembling a lute.

[Arabic 'ūd, wood, stem, lute, oud.]

oud

(uːd)
n
(Instruments) an Arabic stringed musical instrument resembling a lute or mandolin
[from Arabic al `ūd, literally: the wood. Compare lute1]

oud

(ud)

n.
a musical instrument of the Middle East and N Africa belonging to the lute family.
[1730–40; < Arabic ‘ūd literally, wood; see lute1]
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Riyadh, Safar 22, 1436, December 14, 2014, SPA -- The Competition Council announced that Abdul-Samad Al-Qurashi Shops Company for Oud, Amber and Perfumes (limited liability company) has submitted an application for merging with Abdul-Samad Fadhul Rahman Al-Qurashi Limited Company (limited liability company) and Abdul Samad Al-Qurashi Sons Factory for Oud and Cosmetics Limited Company (limited liability company).
Comprising a three-lanes, the bridge will stretch from Oud Metha Road to the Sheikh Rashid Road.
"One guy left his boat behind," Oud says, pointing to a freshly painted boat docked in the harbor.
Ahmed was in the sultanate on an invitation by the Oud Hobbyist Association based in Al Hail to conduct an oud workshop for a number of students for a period of two weeks.
Winning these awards for the second consecutive year reflects Arabian Oud's excellence and leadership in developing the finest oriental fragrances that can keep pace with global competition.
While he played some tunes of other musicians, his curiosity about the oud's design was too strong.
A resin extracted from the heart of the agarwood tree, Oud has been rooted to Arabian culture for centuries and made available in chips which are lit and burned as incense or made into a liquid form and sold as bottled perfume oil.
"I don't hesitate to spend money on oud, without it I feel like I'm not dressed," said Ali Rashid, 31, an Emirati computer engineer.
In its efforts to engage the community, Abu Dhabi based financial services company, Dunia Finance, invited the public to the opening of its latest financial centre, the Oud Metha Financial Service Centre.
Named Best Oud player in Iraq in 2000 and The Knight of The Oud in 2001 by the Iraqi Cultural Council, Saad remains one of the region's most loved masters of the Arabic lute.
Police charged Aid Oud with kidnapping of minors and unlawful detention late on Wednesday, almost 24 hours after he turned himself in after authorities released his name and photo to the public.
The answer lies in two areas -- the extraordinary history of the oud, and the equally extraordinary talents of Shamma.