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quod

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noun \ˈkwäd\

Definition of quod

slang British

  1. :  prison



Examples of quod

  1. <the robbers who made off with nearly a half million pounds will likely spend a good long time in quod>



Origin of quod

origin unknown


First Known Use: circa 1700

Rhymes with quod


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