Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. sulk, huff
  • n. lump
  • v. To cut off, as wool from sheep's tails; to lop or clip off.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To cut off; lop; shear.
  • To beat; beat out.
  • n. A fit of ill humor or sullenness.
  • n. The foxtail reed.
  • n. A shell.
  • n. In tile-making, a mold with an annular throat through which clay is forced to form drain-pipe.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947

Etymologies

From Irish dod ("sullenness, anger"). (Wiktionary)
From Scots daud ("large piece"). (Wiktionary)
Middle English dodden. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Why should our defense budget make room for the nations healthcare problems when the primary goal of the dod is to be the federal department charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government relating directly to national security and the military.

    Sound Politics: I Hate to Say I Told You So

  • Time to call a dod a dog and a terroist a terroist, even if we PROFILE.

    Gingrich: 'Time to Know, to Profile, and to Discriminate'

  • “Hear me,” continued Boone; “she desired me to ask you not to use that ugly word dod-rot any more.”

    Wild Western Scenes

  • The second scholar asserted that dod-aarsen, too, alludes to the bird’s bulbous shape: dod from the Dutch for “round heavy lump” and aarsen as cognate to the venerable English “arse.”

    The Song of The Dodo

  • 1423: Hibs's Polish goalie is covered in muck after an afternoon of heroics - including a nice big 'dod' on his shiny noggin.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • Dafydd Wigley (Welsh): Cynulliad yn dathlu dod yn 10 oed

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Most tickets are $30 (for two days) to $75 (includes home tours). dod.dwell.com/tickets.

    Ideas Calendar: June 18-24

  • New boyfriend claims to be special ops us navy seal with dod says records are sealed?

    MICHAEL JOHN Burnaroos

  • Yes | No | Report from jost wrote 30 weeks 5 days ago as i said before get an oringinal copy of game dod by wolters it's the best sincerly jost

    Can You Clicker-Train a Gun Dog?

  • The "dod whisperer" techniques have been condemned, or at least not supported, in a lot of the world.

    Have We Gone "Alpha" Overboard?

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