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cod (n.)

large sea fish, edible and widely distributed in colder seas, mid-14c. (late 13c. in a surname, Thomas cotfich), of unknown origin; despite similarity of form it has no conclusive connection to the widespread Germanic word for "bag" (represented by Old English codd, preserved in cod-piece). Codfish is from 1560s. Cod-liver oil, known at least since 1610s, was recommended medicinally from 1783 but did not become popular as a remedy until after 1825.

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Definitions of cod from WordNet
1
cod (n.)
the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves);
Synonyms: pod / seedcase
cod (n.)
lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish; usually baked or poached;
Synonyms: codfish
cod (n.)
major food fish of Arctic and cold-temperate waters;
Synonyms: codfish
2
cod (v.)
fool or hoax;
Synonyms: gull / dupe / slang / befool / fool / put on / take in / put one over / put one across
cod (v.)
harass with persistent criticism or carping;
Synonyms: tease / razz / rag / tantalize / tantalise / bait / taunt / twit / rally / ride
3
cod (adv.)
collecting the charges upon delivery;
Synonyms: C.O.D. / cash on delivery
4
cod (adj.)
payable by the recipient on delivery;
Synonyms: collect
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