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clod

 (klŏd)
n.
1. A lump or chunk, especially of earth or clay.
2. Earth or soil.
3. A dull, stupid person; a dolt.

[Middle English, variant of clot, lump; see clot.]

clod′dish adj.
clod′dish·ly adv.
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clod

(klɒd)
n
1. a lump of earth or clay
2. earth, esp when heavy or in hard lumps
3. Also called: clodpole, clod poll or clodpate a dull or stupid person
4. (Cookery) a cut of beef taken from the shoulder
[Old English clod- (occurring in compound words) lump; related to cloud]
ˈcloddy adj
ˈcloddish adj
ˈcloddishly adv
ˈcloddishness n
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clod

(klɒd)

n.
1. a lump or mass, esp. of earth or clay.
2. a stupid person; dolt.
3. earth; soil.
[1400–50; late Middle English clodde, Old English clod- (in clodhamer fieldfare)]
clod′dish, adj.
clod′dish•ness, n.
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Clod

 a mass or lump of any solid matter.
Example: clod of earth, clay, iron, brass, turf.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clod - a compact massclod - a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
clot, coagulum - a lump of material formed from the content of a liquid
agglomeration - a jumbled collection or mass
gob - a lump of slimy stuff; "a gob of phlegm"
clew - a ball of yarn or cord or thread
2.clod - an awkward stupid personclod - an awkward stupid person    
clumsy person - a person with poor motor coordination
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clod

noun lump, piece, block, mass, chunk, clump, hunk a clod of earth from which a mass of thick plant roots protruded
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clod

noun
1. An irregularly shaped mass of indefinite size:
Informal: hunk.
2. A mentally dull person:
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Translations
كُتْلَه من الطّين
hrouda
klump
rög
köggull
grumstas
kukurzniszemes pika
kesektopak

clod

[klɒd] N
1. [of earth] → terrón m
2. (= person) → patán m, zoquete mf
you clod!¡bestia!
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clod

[ˈklɒd] n
a clod of earth → une motte de terre
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clod

n
(of earth)Klumpen m
(fig: = person, also clodpole) → Trottel m; this silly great cloddieser Obertrottel (inf)
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clod

[klɒd] nzolla
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

clod

(klod) noun
a thick lump, especially of earth.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Cloth, clod, and clot, and clay too, have often been tied to terms for stupidity and clumsiness, such as cloth-eared, cloth-head, clod-hopper, clodpole, and clay-brained.