hod


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hod

 (hŏd)
n.
1. A trough carried over the shoulder for transporting loads, as of bricks or mortar.
2. A coal scuttle.
3. A rectangular basket with sides made of wood slats or wire mesh, traditionally used by clammers to carry their catch.

[Perhaps alteration of dialectal hot, from Middle English, pannier, from Old French hotte, of Germanic origin.]

hod

(hɒd)
n
1. (Building) an open metal or plastic box fitted with a handle, for carrying bricks, mortar, etc
2. (Furniture) a tall narrow coal scuttle
[C14: perhaps alteration of C13 dialect hot, from Old French hotte pannier, creel, probably from Germanic]

hod

(hɒd)

n.
1. a trough fixed crosswise on top of a pole held against the shoulder and used for carrying bricks, mortar, etc.
2. a coal scuttle.
[1565–75; perhaps later variant of Middle English hot basket for carrying earth]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hod - an open box attached to a long pole handlehod - an open box attached to a long pole handle; bricks or mortar are carried on the shoulder
box - a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
Translations

hod

[hɒd] Ncapacho m

hod

[ˈhɒd] n (for bricks)oiseau m, hotte f

hod

n
(for bricks, mortar etc) → Tragmulde f
(= also coal hod)Kohlenschütte (→ r m) f
References in classic literature ?
When she was a baby, Jo had accidently dropped her into the coal hod, and Amy insisted that the fall had ruined her nose forever.
But he was a gran' bhoy all the same, an' I'm only a mudtipper wid a hod on me shoulthers.
The Chinks hod forty-five pounds each comun' tull them in wages, an' I was no a- thunkun' they 'ud run.
We hod expected better results wuth the new propeller.
I was thunkun' they hod beri-beri, an' thot was the why o' sendun' for the doctor.
But freights was up, an' they hod a charter o' coals for Portland.
An' wuth thot I got up, hod a wash an' a cup o' coffee, an' went tull the brudge.
When we got tull sea, I found he hod no receipt for the cable.
After loadun' ot Portland I hod tull take on suxty tons o' coal tull last me tull Comox.
We hod tull go out stern first, an' somethun' went wrong wuth the reversun' gear.
asked a labourer with a hod of bricks, against whom and a fellow-labourer Mr Squeers had backed, on the first jerk of the umbrella.
A basket I could not make by any means, having no such things as twigs that would bend to make wicker-ware - at least, none yet found out; and as to a wheelbarrow, I fancied I could make all but the wheel; but that I had no notion of; neither did I know how to go about it; besides, I had no possible way to make the iron gudgeons for the spindle or axis of the wheel to run in; so I gave it over, and so, for carrying away the earth which I dug out of the cave, I made me a thing like a hod which the labourers carry mortar in when they serve the bricklayers.