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cud


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cud  \Cud\  (k[u^]d),  n.  [AS.  cudu,  cwudu,cwidu,cweodo,  of 
  uncertain  origin;  cf  G.  k["o]der  bait,  Icel.  kvi[eth]r  womb, 
  Goth.  qi[thorn]us.  Cf  {Quid}.] 
  1.  That  portion  of  food  which  is  brought  up  into  the  mouth  by 
  ruminating  animals  from  their  first  stomach,  to  be  chewed 
  a  second  time. 
 
  Whatsoever  parteth  the  hoof,  and  is  cloven-footed, 
  and  cheweth  the  cud,  among  the  beasts,  that  shall  ye 
  eat.  --Levit.  xi  3 
 
  2.  A  portion  of  tobacco  held  in  the  mouth  and  chewed;  a  quid. 
  [Low] 
 
  3.  The  first  stomach  of  ruminating  beasts.  --Crabb. 
 
  {To  chew  the  cud},  to  ruminate;  to  meditate;  used  with  of 
  as  to  chew  the  cud  of  bitter  memories. 
 
  Chewed  the  thrice  turned  cud  of  wrath.  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cud 
  n  1:  food  of  a  ruminant  regurgitated  to  be  chewed  again  [syn:  {rechewed 
  food}] 
  2:  a  wad  of  something  chewable  as  tobacco  [syn:  {chew},  {chaw}, 
  {quid},  {plug},  {wad}] 




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