variants or shude
plural -s
dialectal, England : the husk of oats after threshing
: rice husks or similar refuse used in adulterating linseed cake

Word History


akin to Middle Low German schōde covering, pod, Old High German scōta, Old English hȳd skin, hide

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“Shood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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