Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as peasecod.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Wamba, ` ` and see whether they be thy children's coats or no --- for they are as like thine own, as one green pea-cod is to another. ''

    Ivanhoe

  • She frankly stepped beside him, so close that her full-skirted dress half encompassed him and the basin in a delicious confusion, and, leaning over his lap, with her left hand picked up a pea-cod, which, with a single movement of her charming little right thumb, she broke at the end, and stripped the green shallow of its tiny treasures.

    A Phyllis of the Sierras

  • "You may look at their cassocks close by," said Wamba, "and see whether they be thy children's coats or no -- - for they are as like thine own, as one green pea-cod is to another."

    Ivanhoe. A Romance

  • I value Tony Foster's wrath no more than a shelled pea-cod; and I will visit his Lindabrides, by Saint

    Kenilworth

  • "You may look at their cassocks close by," said Wamba, "and see whether they be thy children's coats or no -- for they are as like thine own, as one green pea-cod is to another."

    Ivanhoe

  • Foster’s wrath no more than a shelled pea-cod; and I will visit his

    Kenilworth

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