quod

noun
\ ˈkwäd How to pronounce quod (audio) \

Definition of quod

British slang
: prison

Synonyms for quod

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Examples of quod in a Sentence

the robbers who made off with nearly a half million pounds will likely spend a good long time in quod
Recent Examples on the Web The end of the poem reads, quod amantem iniuria talis / cogit amare magis, sed bene velle minus. Jhumpa Lahiri, The New Yorker, 6 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of quod

circa 1700, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for quod

origin unknown

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“Quod.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quod. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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