\ ˈkwäd How to pronounce quod (audio) \

Definition of quod

slang, British
: prison

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Synonyms for quod


bastille, big house [slang], bridewell, brig, calaboose, can, clink [slang], cooler, coop, guardroom, hock, hold, hoosegow, jail, jailhouse, joint [slang], jug, lockup, nick [British slang], pen, penitentiary, pokey [slang], prison, slam, slammer, stir [slang], stockade, tolbooth [Scottish]

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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

First Known Use of quod

circa 1700, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for quod

origin unknown

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The first known use of quod was circa 1700

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