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clod

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noun \ˈkläd\

Simple Definition of clod

  • : a lump of dirt or clay

  • : a person who is stupid and dull

Full Definition of clod

  1. 1 a :  a lump or mass especially of earth or clay b :  soil, earth

  2. 2 :  oaf, dolt

clod·dish play \ˈklä-dish\ adjective
clod·dish·ness noun
clod·dy play \ˈklä-dē\ adjective

Examples of clod

  1. Her husband's such a clod.

  2. <despite his imposing size, he's no simple clod>



Origin of clod

Middle English clodde, from Old English clod- (in clodhamer fieldfare)


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with clod



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