cod


cod
1) Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua (Gadidae), a former mainstay of the fisheries and cultural life eastern Canada and in Europe with many terms associated with its fishery. Many of these terms are in dialects of English or are archaic;
2) a member of the cod family Gadidae, or related members of the Order Gadiformes (which has over 555 species world-wide), mostly in marine waters. Several species are of major economic importance
3) to horse around (British slang)
4) to fool someone (British slang); i.e. to rise to a bait like a cod fish
5) to harass someone by continual criticism or carping
6) cash on delivery
7) collect on delivery
8) a husk, pod, bag or scrotum from the Old English codd
9) false or imitative, e.g. cod-Italian cafe, an imitation Italian cafe (British slang)
10) computing on demand (pay per usage)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

Synonyms:
(Morrhua vulgaris)


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  • Cod — bzw. CoD und COD bezeichnen: als Cod: Fische der Gattung: Microgadus, siehe Tomcod Gadus morhua, siehe Kabeljau Ruvettus pretiosus:„Cod Fish“; siehe Ölfisch USS Cod (SS 224), US amerikanisches U Boot als Abkürzung CoD oder COD: Demokratische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cod — Cod, n. [Cf. G. gadde, and (in Heligoland) gadden, L. gadus merlangus.] (Zo[ o]l.) 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • COD — steht für: USS Cod (SS 224), US amerikanisches U Boot als Abkürzung CoD oder COD: Call of Duty, Computerspiel Reihe Carrier Onboard Delivery, Verfahren zur Versorgung eines Flugzeugträgers auf See Cash on Delivery, Bezahlung im Nachnahmeverfahren …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • COD — abbrcash on delivery, collect on delivery Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. COD abbreviation for cas …   Law dictionary

  • cod — Ⅰ. cod [1] (also codfish) ► NOUN (pl. same) ▪ a large marine fish with a small barbel on the chin, important as a food fish. ORIGIN perhaps the same word as Old English codd «bag», because of the fish s appearance. Ⅱ. cod [2] ► ADJE …   English terms dictionary

  • cod — cod1 [käd] n. pl. cod or cods [ME < ? COD2, in reference to shape] any of various gadoid fishes of northern seas, important as a source of cod liver oil and food, esp. any of a genus (Gadus) with firm flesh and soft fins, found off the coast… …   English World dictionary

  • cod´i|fi´er — cod|i|fy «KOD uh fy, KOH duh », transitive verb, fied, fy|ing. 1. to arrange (laws) according to a system: »The laws of France began to be codified in 1800 by order of Napoleon I. 2. to reduce to a general system; systematize: »The attempt to… …   Useful english dictionary


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