pod, cod, seedcase(noun)
the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)
lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish; usually baked or poached
major food fish of Arctic and cold-temperate waters
payable by the recipient on delivery
"a collect call"; "the letter came collect"; "a COD parcel"
gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across(verb)
fool or hoax
"The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride(adverb)
harass with persistent criticism or carping
"The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"
C.O.D., COD, cash on delivery(adverb)
collecting the charges upon delivery
"mail a package C.O.D."
a husk; a pod; as, a peascod
a small bag or pouch
a pillow or cushion
an important edible fish (Gadus morrhua), taken in immense numbers on the northern coasts of Europe and America. It is especially abundant and large on the Grand Bank of Newfoundland. It is salted and dried in large quantities
Origin: [Cf. G. gadde, and (in Heligoland) gadden, L. gadus merlangus.]
Cod is the common name for the genus Gadus of demersal fishes, belonging to the family Gadidae. Cod is also used as part of the common name for a number of other fish species, and there are species suggested to belong to genus Gadus that are not called cod. The two most important species of cod are the Atlantic cod, which lives in the colder waters and deeper sea regions throughout the North Atlantic, and the Pacific cod, found in both eastern and western regions of the northern Pacific. Gadus morhua was named by Linnaeus in 1758. Cod is popular as a food with a mild flavour and a dense, flaky white flesh. Cod livers are processed to make cod liver oil, an important source of vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin E and omega-3 fatty acids. Young Atlantic cod or haddock prepared in strips for cooking is called scrod. In the United Kingdom, Atlantic cod is one of the most common ingredients in fish and chips, along with haddock and plaice. It is also frequently consumed in Portugal, Spain, Italy, France and Brazil. Cod flesh is moist and flaky when cooked and is white in colour.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kod, Codfish, kod′fish, n. a species of fish much used as food, found in the northern seas.—ns. Cod′-fisher; Cod′-fish′ery; Cod′-fish′ing; Cod′ling, a small cod.—Cod-liver oil, a medicinal oil extracted from the fresh liver of the common cod. [Ety. dub.]
kod, n. a husk or shell containing seeds: the scrotum.—adjs. Cod′ded, enclosed in a cod; Cod′ding (Shak.), wanton.—n. Cod′-piece, a baggy appendage worn in front of the tight hose of the middle ages. [A.S. codd, a small bag.]
kod, n. (Scot.), a pillow. [Old Dan. kodde, Ice. koddi, a pillow.]
kod, n. (slang) applied to persons, with various meanings: a joke.—v.t. to impose on. [Ety. dub.; conn. with Codger.]
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The numerical value of cod in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of cod in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
More than likely, we're probably going to go to a blizzard warning in eastern Massachusetts and particularly Cape Cod where they could see winds of 70 miles per hour (113 kph).
I was waiting and waiting for a special shark to name after her and this is truly the most historic and legendary fish I have ever been a part of, and it set the tone for Cape Cod.
They have filed 26 lawsuits, they have lost 26 lawsuits. These have really been obstructionist lawsuits by people that don’t want their views impeded on Nantucket Sound, opposite of what the wealthy folks on Cape Cod think, this will actually attract tourists.
China and south-east Asia are huge growth markets, china has an insatiable appetite and is making a huge impact. Fifteen years ago, 99% of Black cod went to Japan, now it's China, Hong Kong, and Singapore, along with the U.S., and Japan has to compete with them.
I was back east in Wellfleet [ Cape Cod ] a couple weeks ago, eating at one of those simple places that serves essentially a very naive style of cooking -- and, yes, the food was very basic -- but it was also some of the best fish'n chips I've ever had, from a fry mix.
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- bacallàCatalan, Valencian
- Dorsch, KabeljauGerman
- teko, kuori, turskaFinnish
- cabillaud, morueFrench
- bod donn, trosc, bod ruaIrish
- бака̀ла̄р, bakàlārSerbo-Croatian
- polenovka, tŕskaSlovene
- jigadut, higadut, gadutül, jigadutül, higadutül, gadutVolapük
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