hod

noun
\ˈhäd \

Definition of hod 

1 : a tray or trough that has a pole handle and that is borne on the shoulder for carrying loads (as of mortar or brick)

2 : a coal scuttle

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After a red-hod start in the first half, The Pelicans (27-22) once again had their night spoiled by a third-quarter lull that allowed the Clippers to come back from a double-digit deficit. William Guillory, NOLA.com, "Pelicans searching for answers to 3rd quarter woes," 30 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of hod

1573, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for hod

probably from Middle Dutch hodde; akin to Middle High German hotte cradle

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