What does allude mean?
The definition of allude
Al*lude”, v. i.
[imp. & p. p. Alluded; p. pr. & vb. n. Alluding.]
Etym: [L. alludere to play with, to allude; ad + ludere to play.]

To refer to something indirectly or by suggestion; to have reference to a subject not specifically and plainly mentioned; — followed by to; as, the story alludes to a recent transaction. These speeches . . . do seem to allude unto such ministerial garments as were then in use. Hooker.

Synonyms
— To refer; point; indicate; hint; suggest; intimate; signify; insinuate; advert. See Refer.

Al*lude”, v. t.
To compare allusively; to refer (something) as applicable. [Obs.] Wither.