Simple Definition of clod
: a lump of dirt or clay
: a person who is stupid and dull
Examples of clod in a sentence
Her husband's such a clod.
<despite his imposing size, he's no simple clod>
Origin and Etymology of clod
Middle English clodde, from Old English clod- (in clodhamer fieldfare)
First Known Use: 15th century
CLOD Defined for Kids
Definition of clod for Students
1 : a lump or mass especially of earth or clay
2 : a clumsy or stupid person
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