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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cod  \Cod\  (k[o^]d),  n.  [AS.  codd  small  bag;  akin  to  Icel.  koddi 
  pillow,  Sw  kudde  cushion;  cf  W.  cod,  cwd,  bag,  shell.] 
  1.  A  husk;  a  pod;  as  a  peascod.  [Eng.]  --Mortimer. 
 
  2.  A  small  bag  or  pouch.  [Obs.]  --Halliwell. 
 
  3.  The  scrotum.  --Dunglison. 
 
  4.  A  pillow  or  cushion.  [Prov.  Eng.]  --Halliwell. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cod  \Cod\,  n.  [Cf.  G.  gadde,  and  (in  Heligoland)  gadden,  L. 
  gadus  merlangus.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  important  edible  fish  ({Gadus  morrhua}),  taken  in  immense 
  numbers  on  the  northern  coasts  of  Europe  and  America.  It  is 
  especially  abundant  and  large  on  the  Grand  Bank  of 
  Newfoundland.  It  is  salted  and  dried  in  large  quantities. 
 
  Note:  There  are  several  varieties;  as  {shore  cod},  from 
  shallow  water;  {bank  cod},  from  the  distant  banks;  and 
  {rock  cod},  which  is  found  among  ledges,  and  is  often 
  dark  brown  or  mottled  with  red.  The  {tomcod}  is  a 
  distinct  species  of  small  size.  The  {bastard},  {blue}, 
  {buffalo},  or  {cultus  cod}  of  the  Pacific  coast  belongs 
  to  a  distinct  family.  See  {Buffalo  cod},  under 
  {Buffalo}. 
 
  {Cod  fishery},  the  business  of  fishing  for  cod. 
 
  {Cod  line},  an  eighteen-thread  line  used  in  catching  codfish. 
  --McElrath. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  C.O.D. 
  adv  :  collecting  the  charges  upon  delivery;  "mail  a  package 
  C.O.D."  [syn:  {C.O.D.},  {COD},  {cash  on  delivery}] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cod 
  adj  :  payment  due  by  the  recipient  on  delivery;  "a  collect  call"; 
  "the  letter  came  collect";  "a  COD  parcel"  [syn:  {collect}] 
  n  1:  the  vessel  that  contains  the  seeds  of  a  plant  (not  the  seeds 
  themselves)  [syn:  {pod},  {seedcase}] 
  2:  lean  white  flesh  of  important  North  Atlantic  food  fish; 
  usually  baked  or  poached  [syn:  {codfish}] 
  3:  major  food  fish  of  arctic  and  cold-temperate  waters  [syn:  {codfish}] 
  adv  :  collecting  the  charges  upon  delivery;  "mail  a  package 
  C.O.D."  [syn:  {C.O.D.},  {COD},  {cash  on  delivery}] 
  v  1:  fool  or  hoax;  "The  immigrant  was  duped  because  he  trusted 
  everyone";  "You  can't  fool  me!"  [syn:  {gull},  {dupe},  {slang}, 
  {befool},  {fool},  {put  on},  {take  in},  {put  one  over}, 
  {put  one  across}] 
  2:  harass  with  persistent  criticism  or  carping;  "The  children 
  teased  the  new  teacher";  "Don't  ride  me  so  hard  over  my 
  failure"  [syn:  {tease},  {rag},  {tantalize},  {bait},  {taunt}, 
  {twit},  {rally},  {ride}] 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  COD 
  Connection  Oriented  Data 
 
 




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