Quods



[kwod] /kwɒd/

noun, Chiefly British Slang.
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/kwɒd/
noun
1.
(mainly Brit) a slang word for jail

“prison,” c.1700, a cant slang word of unknown origin; perhaps a variant of quad in the “building quadrangle” sense.

noun

A prison

[1700+; perhaps fr quadrangle; perhaps fr Romany quaid, ”prison”]

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