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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Codlin  \Cod"lin\,  Codling  \Cod"ling\,  n.  [Cf.  AS  cod[ae]ppel  a 
  quince.] 
  a  An  apple  fit  to  stew  or  coddle. 
  b  An  immature  apple. 
 
  A  codling  when  't  is  almost  an  apple.  --Shak. 
 
  {Codling  moth}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  small  moth  ({Carpocapsa 
  Pomonella}),  which  in  the  larval  state  (known  as  the  apple 
  worm)  lives  in  apples,  often  doing  great  damage  to  the 
  crop. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Codling  \Cod"ling\,  n.  [Dim.  of  cod  the  fish.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  young  cod;  also  a  hake. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hake  \Hake\,  n.  [Also  {haak}.]  [Akin  to  Norweg.  hakefisk  lit., 
  hook  fish,  Prov.  E.  hake  hook,  G.  hecht  pike.  See  {Hook}.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  One  of  several  species  of  marine  gadoid  fishes,  of  the  genera 
  {Phycis},  {Merlucius},  and  allies.  The  common  European  hake 
  is  {M.  vulgaris};  the  American  silver  hake  or  whiting  is  {M. 
  bilinearis}.  Two  American  species  ({Phycis  chuss}  and  {P. 
  tenius})  are  important  food  fishes,  and  are  also  valued  for 
  their  oil  and  sounds.  Called  also  {squirrel  hake},  and 
  {codling}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  codling 
  n  :  young  codfish 




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