Associations to the word «Cod»


COD, noun. (obsolete) A small bag or pouch.
COD, noun. (UK) (obsolete) A husk or integument; a pod.
COD, noun. (now rare) The scrotum (also in plural).
COD, noun. (obsolete or UK dialectal) (Scotland) A pillow or cushion.
COD, noun. The Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua.
COD, noun. The sea fish of the genus Gadus generally, as inclusive of the Pacific and Greenland cod.
COD, noun. The sea fish of the family Gadidae which are sold as "cod", as haddock and whiting.
COD, noun. (informal) (usually with qualifiers) Other unrelated fish which are similarly important to regional fisheries, as the hapuku and cultus cod.
COD, noun. (informal) (usually with qualifiers) Other unrelated fish which resemble the Atlantic cod, as the rock cod and blue cod.
COD, noun. A joke or an imitation.
COD, noun. A stupid or foolish person.
COD, adjective. Having the character of imitation; jocular. (now usually attributive, forming mostly compound adjectives).
COD, verb. (slang) (transitive) (dialectal) To attempt to deceive or confuse.
COD, symbol. The ISO 3166-1 three-letter (alpha-3) code for the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
COD LIVER OIL, noun. Oil derived from the liver of codfish, often used as a nutritional supplement due to its high levels of omega-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA, and very high levels of vitamin A and vitamin D.
COD LIVER OILS, noun. Plural of cod liver oil

Dictionary definition

COD, noun. The vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves).
COD, noun. Lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish; usually baked or poached.
COD, noun. Major food fish of Arctic and cold-temperate waters.
COD, verb. Fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!".
COD, verb. Harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie".
COD, adverb. Collecting the charges upon delivery; "mail a package C.O.D.".
COD, adjective. Payable by the recipient on delivery; "a collect call"; "the letter came collect"; "a COD parcel".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.