peasecod

noun

pease·​cod ˈpēz-ˌkäd How to pronounce peasecod (audio)
variants or peascod
: a pea pod

Word History

Etymology

Middle English pesecod, from pese + cod bag, husk — more at codpiece

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of peasecod was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Peasecod.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peasecod. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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