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clod


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clod  \Clod\  (kl[o^]d),  v.i 
  To  collect  into  clods,  or  into  a  thick  mass;  to  coagulate;  to 
  clot;  as  clodded  gore.  See  {Clot}. 
 
  Clodded  in  lumps  of  clay.  --G.  Fletcher. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clod  \Clod\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  pelt  with  clods.  --Jonson. 
 
  2.  To  throw  violently;  to  hurl.  [Scot.]  --Sir  W.  Scott. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clod  \Clod\  (kl[o^]d),  n.  [OE.  clodde,  latter  form  of  clot.  See 
  {Clot}.] 
  1.  A  lump  or  mass,  especially  of  earth,  turf,  or  clay. 
  ``Clods  of  a  slimy  substance.''  --Carew.  ``Clods  of  iron 
  and  brass.''  --Milton.  ``Clods  of  blood.''  --E.  Fairfax. 
 
  The  earth  that  casteth  up  from  the  plow  a  great 
  clod,  is  not  so  good  as  that  which  casteth  up  a 
  smaller  clod.  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  The  ground;  the  earth;  a  spot  of  earth  or  turf. 
 
  The  clod  Where  once  their  sultan's  horse  has  trod. 
  --Swift. 
 
  3.  That  which  is  earthy  and  of  little  relative  value,  as  the 
  body  of  man  in  comparison  with  the  soul. 
 
  This  cold  clod  of  clay  which  we  carry  about  with  us 
  --T.  Burnet. 
 
  4.  A  dull,  gross,  stupid  fellow;  a  dolt  --Dryden. 
 
  5.  A  part  of  the  shoulder  of  a  beef  creature,  or  of  the  neck 
  piece  near  the  shoulder.  See  Illust.  of  {Beef}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clod 
  n  1:  a  compact  mass;  "a  ball  of  mud  caught  him  on  the  shoulder" 
  [syn:  {ball},  {glob},  {lump},  {clump},  {chunk}] 
  2:  an  awkward  stupid  person  [syn:  {lout},  {klutz},  {stumblebum}, 
  {goon},  {oaf},  {lubber},  {lummox},  {lump},  {gawk}] 




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