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tod

 (tŏd)
n. Chiefly British
1. A unit of weight for wool, especially one equivalent to about 28 pounds (12.7 kilograms).
2. A bushy clump, as of ivy.

[Middle English todde.]

tod

(tɒd)
n
(Units) Brit a unit of weight, used for wool, etc, usually equal to 28 pounds
[C15: probably related to Frisian todde rag, Old High German zotta tuft of hair]

tod

(tɒd)
n
on one's tod slang Brit on one's own
[C19: rhyming slang Tod Sloan/alone, after Tod Sloan, a jockey]

tod

(tɒd)
n
(Animals) a Scot and northern English dialect word for a fox
[C12: of unknown origin]

tod1

(tɒd)

n.
1. an English unit of weight, chiefly for wool, commonly equal to 28 pounds (12.7 kilograms).
2. a bushy mass, esp. of ivy.
[1375–1425; late Middle English todde; akin to Frisian todde small load, Old Norse toddi piece, slice]

tod2

(tɒd)

n. Scot.
a fox.
[1125–75; Middle English (north); of obscure orig.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tod - a unit of weight for wool equal to about 28 pounds
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
weight unit, weight - a unit used to measure weight; "he placed two weights in the scale pan"
Adj.1.tod - alone and on your own; "don't just sit there on your tod"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
unaccompanied - being without an escort
Translations

tod

[tɒd] N (Brit) on one's toda solas

tod

n (Brit inf) on one’s todganz allein
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Obwohl Sheppard dabei speziell auf Die Krankheit zum Tode verweist, tut er dies auf Basis der Behauptung, Kafka habe sie eben gerade nicht gelesen--die Bemerkung, der Text sei nicht erhaltlich gewesen, als Kafka sich fur Kierkegaard interessierte, ist nicht korrekt.
While Peter initially sees him as a pest and a hindrance, Sir Tode takes his oath seriously and steadfastly stands by him.
Tammsaare/Margus Kasterpalu Tode ja oigus I (Truth and Justice I), theatre Ugala 1997, A.
Es geht ihnen nicht um die Frage, was nach dem Tode geschehe, sondern vielmehr um die "Abklarung des Verhaltnisses des menschlichen In-der-Welt-Seins zum Tode" (Condrau 209).
Er begriff nicht, warum er dem Tode, den seine jammervolle Seele so suchte, in jenen Augenblicken, da er ihm freiwillig von allen Seiten rettend erschien, entflohen sei.
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Diese Stelle hatte er bis 1985, ein Jahr vor seinem Tode inne, als er zum Ehrenvorsitzenden ernannt wurde.
Dies ist das Schicksal der Menschen, sobald sie dem Tode erlegen; Denn dann halten Gebeine und Sehnen nicht langer zusammen, Sondern die machtige Kraft des lodernden Feuers vernichtet Alle, sobald der Geist die bleichen Gebeine verlassen; Aber die Seele fliegt dahin wie ein flatterndes Traumbild.
Heidegger understands aidion not as an eternal being but as enduring being, what endures through change: the reality of the tode ti.
His first, Piiririik (Border State; 1993), published under the pseudonym of Emil Tode, has enjoyed an exclusively favorable reception both in Estonia and abroad.