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  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj cod payable by the recipient on delivery "a collect call","the letter came collect","a COD parcel"
    • adv COD collecting the charges upon delivery "mail a package C.O.D."
    • v cod harass with persistent criticism or carping "The children teased the new teacher","Don't ride me so hard over my failure","His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"
    • v cod fool or hoax "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone","You can't fool me!"
    • n cod major food fish of Arctic and cold-temperate waters
    • n cod lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish; usually baked or poached
    • n cod the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The average cod deposits between 4 and 6 million eggs at a single spawning.
    • Cod A husk; a pod; as, a peascod .
    • Cod A pillow or cushion.
    • Cod A small bag or pouch.
    • n Cod (Zoöl) An important edible fish (Gadus morrhua), taken in immense numbers on the northern coasts of Europe and America. It is especially abundant and large on the Grand Bank of Newfoundland. It is salted and dried in large quantities.☞ There are several varieties; as shore cod, from shallow water; bank cod, from the distant banks; and rock cod, which is found among ledges, and is often dark brown or mottled with red. The tomcod is a distinct species of small size. The bastard blue buffalo, or cultus cod of the Pacific coast belongs to a distinct family. See Buffalo cod, under Buffalo.
    • Cod The scrotum.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cod A bag.
    • n cod A pillow; a bolster; a cushion.
    • n cod Any husk, shell, envelop, or case containing the seeds of a plant; a pod.
    • n cod The scrotum.
    • n cod The belly; paunch.
    • n cod plural The testicles.
    • n cod The narrow part at the extremity of a trawl-net, usually 4 or 5 feet wide and 10 feet long. See trawl-net.
    • cod To inclose in a cod.
    • cod To form an involucre; become a codling: said of an apple.
    • n cod The common English name of the Gadus morrhua, an anacanthine fish of the family Gadidæ, and its best-known representative. It is a valuable food-fish, and is widely distributed throughout the northern and temperate seas of both hemispheres, but does not enter the Mediterranean, though found as far south as Gibraltar. The principal cod-fisheries are on the banks of Newfoundland and the coasts of New England, but very valuable ones also exist on the coasts of Norway. It is a very voracious fish, living in water from 25 to 50 fathoms deep, where it always feeds close to the bottom, and will take almost any kind of bait which may be offered. The cod reaches maturity at the end of the third year, when it usually measures about 3 feet in length and weighs from 12 to 20 pounds; individuals, however, have been taken weighing from 50 to more than 100 pounds. The cod is of great commercial importance both as a food-fish and as the source of cod-liver oil, which possesses nutritive and therapeutic qualities of much value. Some variations in the size or quality of cod are indicated by terms expressive of the location in which they are taken, as deep-water or shoal-water cod, shore or inshore cod, etc. The name is also extended, as a popular family term equivalent to Gadidæ, to all the species, and in different English-speaking countries is misapplied to various species of scorpænids, chirids, serranids, sparids, percophidids, and ophidiids.
    • n cod A chiroid fish, Ophiodon elongatus, of the Pacific coasts of North America, universally called cod and codfish where the true cod is unknown. Also called cultus-cod.
    • n cod A serranoid fish, Polyprion oxygeneios, of New Zealand, properly called hapuka.
    • n cod In New Zealand, the rock-cod.
    • n cod Misapplied at San Francisco to a sebastine fish, Sebastichthys flavidus, and about Puget Sound to a chiroid fish, Hexagrammus decagrammus.
    • n cod A serranoid fish, Serranus (?) cuvieri, of South Africa.
    • n cod A percophidoid flsh, Percis colias, of New Zealand.
    • cod To make fun of or play practical jokes upon.
    • cod To play practical jokes.
    • n cod A practical joke; a guy; a grind.
    • n cod The bearing of a car-axle; a bush.
    • cod To fish for cod.
    • cod An abbreviation of Codex.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cod a species of fish much used as food, found in the northern seas
    • n Cod kod a husk or shell containing seeds: the scrotum
    • n Cod kod (Scot.) a pillow.
    • n Cod kod (slang) applied to persons, with various meanings: a joke
    • v.t Cod to impose on
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. codd, small bag; akin to Icel. koddi, pillow, Sw. kudde, cushion; cf. W. cod, cwd, bag, shell


In literature:

I replied I had been in York State, but was born on Cape Cod.
"The Adventures of My Cousin Smooth" by Timothy Templeton
Use six slices of cod, hake or flounder.
"Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book" by Mary A. Wilson
Honfleur, Saint Malo, La Rochelle and Dieppe owed their modest prosperity to the cod.
"Days of the Discoverers" by L. Lamprey
The principal animal fats are butter, cream, lard, suet, the fat of mutton, pork, bacon, beef, fish and cod liver oil.
"Public School Domestic Science" by Mrs. J. Hoodless
What did they do at Cape Cod Harbor?
"The Beginner's American History" by D. H. Montgomery
Slices of cod fried; toad-in-the-hole; Melbourne pudding.
"The Girl's Own Paper, Vol. VIII, No. 354, October 9, 1886" by Various
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Cut into strips fresh boiled cod, or freshened and boiled salt cod.
"How to Cook Fish" by Olive Green
Their destination was Hudson's river; but the first land they made was Cape Cod.
"The Life of George Washington, Vol. 1 (of 5)" by John Marshall
Unkind comparisons of other bad acting with that of Cap'n Cod became stock jokes in every theatre of the country.
"Raftmates" by Kirk Munroe
It was Cabot's report of the cod banks that brought the Breton fishermen out, whose name Cape Breton bears.
"Canada: the Empire of the North" by Agnes C. Laut
Here are the great cod, mackerel, and herring fisheries.
"Checking the Waste" by Mary Huston Gregory
"History of the United States, Vol. I (of VI)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Codex D is of the sixth century; Cod.
"The Causes of the Corruption of the Traditional Text of the Holy Gospels" by John Burgon
He couldn't stand to the south'ard, because that would put the back of Cape Cod under his lee.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 2, No. 14, December 1858" by Various
According to an old custom a Cape Cod minister was called upon in April to make a prayer over a piece of land.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
Cod liver oil should be given all winter.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
No sermon beside Had the cods so edified.
"The Book of Humorous Verse" by Various
Sounded and found 40 fathoms, tried to fish for cod or hollypot (halibut) but not successful.
"A Journey to America in 1834" by Robert Heywood
We walked and talked and kept silence and fished cod together.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922" by Lucy Maud Montgomery

In poetry:

He sent for his lady
As fast as sen cod he:
"Far is my son,
That ye sent fra me,
And my daughter,
Lady Messry?"
"The Laily Worm And The Mackerel Of The Sea" by Anonymous Americas
At anchor she rides the sunny sod
As full to the gunnel of flowers growing
As ever she turned her home with cod
From George's bank when winds were blowing.
"The Flower Boat" by Robert Frost
And he's tattooed from top to bottom
With broken hearts, cupids and arrows
The flags of all nations, and all kinds of fruit
From cod-fish to vegetable marrows.
"The Sailor Comes Home With The Washing" by T W Connor
His wants are few: he never eats above two seals a day,
And simple joys his spirit can awaken;
Through life he wanders gaily, as he milks the sea cow daily,
And cod provides his liver and his bacon.
"The Eskimoos" by Billy Bennett
And with them that rickety edifice
Of warehouses, derricks, smokestacks and bridges
In the distance. All around us the water slips
And gossips in its loose vernacular,
Ferrying the smells of cod and tar.
"A Winter Ship" by Sylvia Plath
Soles in the Silver Pit . . . an' there we'll let 'em lie!
Cod on the Dogger . . . oh, we'll fetch 'em by an' by!
War on the waters . . . an' it's time to serve an' die,
For there's wild work doin' on the North Sea ground.
"The North Sea Ground" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

On August 7, 1961, President John Kennedy signed the legislation to protect and manage about 44,000 acres of beaches, salt marshes, and kettle ponds on Cape Cod's outer coast.
This image provided by the US Coast Guard shows storm damage from Superstorm Sandy in a portion of New Haven Conn. Taken during an overflight with Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Mass, following Hurricane Sandy Wednesday Oct 30, 2012.
There's about 120 priests in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fall River, which includes Cape Cod.
The Cape Cod house in Studio City has five bedrooms and a saltwater pool and cabana.
0 Producer-writer-director Aaron Seltzer 's Cape Cod house, built in 1951, is gated and has an open floor plan, French doors and a saltwater pool.
Set designer Herbert Senn died yesterday, the Cape Cod Times has reported.
Federal officials have enacted a severe but not catastrophic cut to the amount of Gulf of Maine cod fishermen can catch.
BOSTON (AP) _ The 22% cut that takes effect May 1 was far less than an 85 percent reduction possible after new data indicated the cod is in worse condition than thought.
3/21 (Cape Cod) The fishing community is praising a decision by lawmakers to shelve bills banning the commercial harvest of striped bass.
1 508 487-1674 Fax: 1 508 487-1675 586 Commercial St between Allerton and Snow Provincetown, MA 02657 Cape Cod atmosphere in the East End of town.
The recipe is for triple-citrus ginger black cod (which appears below, along with two other tasty ones.
DotArt's ' Snazzy Jazzy' gala has its most Cape Cod flair ever.
It will certainly be the one with the most Cape Cod flair ever.
The first thing you notice in Stanley Kunitz's studio in his Cape Cod house is not the greenish Hermes 3000 typewriter, nor the narrow cot in the corner, nor even the long shelf of poetry that lines the wall.
The Cape Cod Salties Sportfishing Club is disappointed appropriate steps have not been taken to protect the striped bass population and the consumers who eat them.

In science:

In fact, since cod ◦ π = U, Result (i) on page 190 of guarantees that, for any Lawvere category U : E → B the functor I : B→ → E exists and is left adjoint to π : E → B→ .
Generic Fibrational Induction
Notice that R can be thought of as a set R of pairs of arrows in C with common domain c and common codomain such that for any (f, g ) ∈ R and any h : cod(f ) = cod(g ) → cod(h) in C, (h ◦ f, h ◦ g ) ∈ R.
Topological Galois Theory
Notice that aJat (R) corresponds under the equivalence Sh(C op, Jat) ≃ Cont(AutC (u)) to the (AutC (u)-equivariant) subset of H omInd-C (c, u) × H omInd-C (c, u) consisting of the collection Rt of pairs of the form (χ ◦ f, χ ◦ g ) where χ ∈ H omInd-C (cod(f ), u) and (f, g ) ∈ R.
Topological Galois Theory
Notice that, by definition of Rt, (ξ, z ◦ ξ ) ∈ Rt if and only if there exists (f, g ) ∈ R and χ : cod(f ) → u such that ξ = χ ◦ f and z ◦ ξ = χ ◦ g .
Topological Galois Theory
Under the hypotheses of Theorem 3.5, for any subset U of AutC (u), U is an open subgroup of AutC (u) if and only if there exists and object c of C and an equivalence relation R on C (c, −) in [C, Set] such that U = {z ∈ AutC (u) | z ◦ χ ◦ f = χ ◦ g for some (f, g ) ∈ R and χ : cod(f ) → u}.
Topological Galois Theory
More precisely, for any ξ : c → u, a subset U ⊆ Iξ is an open subgroup of AutC (u) if and only if there exists an equivalence relation R on C (c, −) in [C, Set] such that U = {z ∈ AutC (u) | ξ = χ ◦ f and z ◦ ξ = χ ◦ g for some (f, g ) ∈ R and χ : cod(f ) → u}.
Topological Galois Theory
Dorsch, “A decoding algorithm for binary block cod es and J -ary output channels,” IEEE Trans.
Near Maximum-Likelihood Performance of Some New Cyclic Codes Constructed in the Finite-Field Transform Domain
We use the subscripts I to interpret L(P ) as a subposet of the Boolean algebra 2[m], ordered by inclusion; so L(P ) is ranked [15, p 99] by the codimension function cod(FI ) = |I |.
Spaces of polytopes and cobordism of quasitoric manifolds
M) The maximal sieve Ma = {f ∈ C1 | cod(f ) = a} belongs to Cov(a).
A Unified Approach to Algebraic Set Theory
The class of CIODs have non-unitary weight matrices when written as a Linear Dispersion Code (LDC) proposed by Hassibi and Hochwald, whereas several known SSD codes including CODs have unitary weight matrices.
Maximum-rate, Minimum-Decoding-Complexity STBCs from Clifford Algebras
The matrix G is also said to be a [p, n, k ] complex orthogonal design (COD).
Maximum-rate, Minimum-Decoding-Complexity STBCs from Clifford Algebras
SSD codes have been studied by several authors, – that are not CODs.
Maximum-rate, Minimum-Decoding-Complexity STBCs from Clifford Algebras
Now we are ready to prove the main result of this paper, which is an achievable upper bound on the rate of the US-SSD codes (not necessarily CUW-SSD codes) which is larger than that of the CODs.
Maximum-rate, Minimum-Decoding-Complexity STBCs from Clifford Algebras
The second form of tuning comes from the condition that we would like cD ∼ cOD to solve the flavor puzzle.
R-symmetric Gauge Mediation and the MRSSM
COD, means (λ) or standard deviations (σ) for PDF of the used data are shown in (a), (b) or (c), respectively. The horizontal dashed arrows indicate the parameters for the related averages in (a) or (c).
Shannon entropies of the distributions of various electroencephalograms from epileptic humans