Cods



[kod] /kɒd/

noun, plural (especially collectively) cod (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) cods.
1.
any of several soft-rayed food fishes of the family Gadidae, especially Gadus morhua, of cool, North Atlantic waters.
2.
a closely related fish, Gadus macrocephalus, of the North Pacific.
3.
any of several unrelated fishes, as rockfishes of the genus Sebastes.
[kod] /kɒd/
noun
1.
Slang: Vulgar. .
[kod] /kɒd/
noun
1.
Cape. .
/kɒd/
noun (pl) cod, cods
1.
any of the gadoid food fishes of the genus Gadus, esp G. morhua (or G. callarias), which occurs in the North Atlantic and has a long body with three rounded dorsal fins: family Gadidae. They are also a source of cod-liver oil
2.
any other fish of the family Gadidae See gadid
3.
(Austral) any of various unrelated Australian fish, such as the Murray cod
/kɒd/
noun
1.
(Brit & US, dialect) a pod or husk
2.
an obsolete word for scrotum
3.
(obsolete) a bag or envelope
/kɒd/
verb (transitive) cods, codding, codded
1.
(Brit & Irish, slang) to make fun of; tease
2.
(Brit & Irish, slang) to play a trick on; fool
noun
3.
(Brit & Irish, slang) a hoax or trick
4.
(Irish, slang) a fraud; hoaxer: he’s an old cod
adjective (prenominal)
5.
(Brit, slang) mock; sham: cod Latin
/kɒd/
noun
1.
(Northern English, dialect) a fellow; chap: he’s a nice old cod
noun
1.
Cape Cod, See Cape Cod
abbreviation
1.
cash on delivery
2.
(in the US) collect on delivery
n.

large sea fish, mid-14c. (late 13c. in a surname, Thomas cotfich), of unknown origin; despite similarity of form it has no conclusive connection to the widespread Germanic word for “bag” (e.g. Old English codd, preserved in codpiece). Cod-liver oil known since at least 1610s, was recommended medicinally since 1783, but not popular as a remedy until after 1825.

An abbreviation for “cash on delivery” or “collect on delivery.”
1.
cash on delivery
2.
cause of death
3.
chemical oxygen demand
4.
collect on delivery
5.
Concise Oxford Dictionary

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