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Meaning of CUD

Pronunciation:  kud

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a wad of something chewable as tobacco
  2. [n]  food of a ruminant regurgitated to be chewed again

CUD is a 3 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: chaw, chew, plug, quid, rechewed food, wad
 See Also: bit, bite, feed, morsel, provender



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

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.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bite, bolus, cavendish, champ, chaw, chew, chewing tobacco, chomp, cut plug, eating tobacco, fid, gnash, gob, morsel, mouthful, munch, navy, navy plug, nibble, nip, pigtail, quid, snap, swallow, tobacco juice, twist