What does cud mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cud, rechewed food(noun)

    food of a ruminant regurgitated to be chewed again

  2. chew, chaw, cud, quid, plug, wad(noun)

    a wad of something chewable as tobacco


  1. cud(Noun)

    The portion of food which is brought back into the mouth by ruminating animals from their first stomach, to be chewed a second time.

  2. Origin: From cudu, earlier cwidu, of origin. Cognate with German Kitt and Sanskrit जतु.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cud(noun)

    that portion of food which is brought up into the mouth by ruminating animals from their first stomach, to be chewed a second time

  2. Cud(noun)

    a portion of tobacco held in the mouth and chewed; a quid

  3. Cud(noun)

    the first stomach of ruminating beasts

  4. Origin: [AS. cudu, cwudu,cwidu,cweodo, of uncertain origin; cf, G. kder bait, Icel. kvir womb, Goth. qius. Cf. Quid.]


  1. Cud

    Cud is a portion of food that returns from a ruminant's stomach in the mouth to be chewed for the second time. More accurately, it is a bolus of semi-degraded food regurgitated from the reticulorumen of a ruminant. Cud is produced during the physical digestive process of rumination. The idiomatic expression chewing one's cud means meditating or pondering; similar expressions such as "he chewed that over for a bit", or "chew on that!" likely have the same derivation.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cud

    kud, n. the food brought from the first stomach of a ruminating animal back into the mouth and chewed again.—n. Cud′weed, the popular name for many species of plants covered with a cottony down.—Chew the cud, to meditate. [A.S. cwidu.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cud in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cud in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Emeasoba George:

    Before you speak or act, first and foremost try to chew the cud within you i.e. think and have a rethink reflectively before you talk or act. I mean, do consider and reconsider whatever you intend to do or say before daring to talk or act in any matter or case. For, doing just that is probable to positively influence your speech or action.

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