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Meaning of CLOD

Pronunciation:  klâd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
  2. [n]  an awkward stupid person

CLOD is a 4 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: ball, chunk, clump, gawk, glob, goon, klutz, lout, lubber, lummox, lump, lump, oaf, stumblebum
 See Also: agglomeration, clew, clot, clumsy person, coagulum, gob



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Clod\ (kl[o^]d), n. [OE. clodde, latter form of clot. See
    1. A lump or mass, especially of earth, turf, or clay.
       ``Clods of a slimy substance.'' --Carew. ``Clods of iron
       and brass.'' --Milton. ``Clods of blood.'' --E. Fairfax.
             The earth that casteth up from the plow a great
             clod, is not so good as that which casteth up a
             smaller clod.                         --Bacon.
    2. The ground; the earth; a spot of earth or turf.
             The clod Where once their sultan's horse has trod.
    3. That which is earthy and of little relative value, as the
       body of man in comparison with the soul.
             This cold clod of clay which we carry about with us.
                                                   --T. Burnet.
    4. A dull, gross, stupid fellow; a dolt --Dryden.
    5. A part of the shoulder of a beef creature, or of the neck
       piece near the shoulder. See Illust. of {Beef}.
  2. \Clod\ (kl[o^]d), v.i
    To collect into clods, or into a thick mass; to coagulate; to
    clot; as, clodded gore. See {Clot}.
          Clodded in lumps of clay.                --G. Fletcher.
  3. \Clod\, v. t.
    1. To pelt with clods. --Jonson.
    2. To throw violently; to hurl. [Scot.] --Sir W. Scott.
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