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Meaning of CLOD

Pronunciation:  klâd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Clod\ (kl[o^]d), n. [OE. clodde, latter form of clot. See
    {Clot}.]
    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.
                                                   --Swift.
    
    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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