Bod



body:
You’ve got to have a great bod to look good in that bathing suit.
Chiefly British. person:
We need a few more bods to help with the extra work.
biochemical oxygen demand.
Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7 Various
Cape Cod Henry D. Thoreau
Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2) John Roby
A Treatise of the Cohabitation Of the Faithful with the Unfaithful Peter Martyr
The Tinguian Fay-Cooper Cole
Lancashire Sketches Edwin Waugh
Home-Life of the Lancashire Factory Folk during the Cotton Famine Edwin Waugh
Lancashire Sketches Edwin Waugh
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, July 21, 1920 Various

noun (informal)
a fellow; chap: he’s a queer bod
another word for body (sense 1)
abbreviation
biochemical oxygen demand
n.

A person (1930s+ British)
The body; physique: Pamela Anderson (Brigitte Bardot hair, pouty lips, sex-doll bod)/ There are women who don’t know any other way to relate except with their bods (1960s+)

bandwidth on demand
biochemical oxygen demand
biological oxygen demand
board of directors

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