1. the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves);
[syn: pod, cod, seedcase]
2. lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish; usually baked or poached;
[syn: cod, codfish]
3. major food fish of Arctic and cold-temperate waters;
[syn: cod, codfish]
1. fool or hoax;
- Example: "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"
- Example: "You can't fool me!"
[syn: gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across]
2. harass with persistent criticism or carping;
- Example: "The children teased the new teacher"
- Example: "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"
- Example: "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"
[syn: tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride]
1. payable by the recipient on delivery;
- Example: "a collect call"
- Example: "the letter came collect"
- Example: "a COD parcel"
[syn: collect, cod]
1. collecting the charges upon delivery;
- Example: "mail a package C.O.D."
[syn: C.O.D., COD, cash on delivery]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
cod \c.o.d.\ n. abbr. (Commerce) an abbreviation of collect on delivery; a method of payment by which goods are paid for when they are delivered to the customer's home or place of business. Contrasted to payment in advance or terms or credit. Syn: collect on delivery. [PJC]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Cod \Cod\ (k[o^]d), n. [AS. codd small bag; akin to Icel. koddi pillow, Sw. kudde cushion; cf. W. cod, cwd, bag, shell.] [1913 Webster] 1. A husk; a pod; as, a peascod. [Eng.] --Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 2. A small bag or pouch. [Obs.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster] 3. The scrotum. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster] 4. A pillow or cushion. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Cod \Cod\, n. [Cf. G. gadde, and (in Heligoland) gadden, L. gadus merlangus.] (Zool.) 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. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Cod fishery, the business of fishing for cod. Cod line, an eighteen-thread line used in catching codfish. --McElrath. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
cod \c.o.d.\ adj. (Commerce) an abbreviation of collect on delivery; payment due by the recipient on delivery; as, a COD parcel. [Also spelled COD.] Syn: collect, collect on delivery. [WordNet 1.5]V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2006):
COD Connection Oriented Data