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cod·ling 1

 (kŏd′lĭng) also cod·lin (-lĭn)
n.
A cooking apple, especially a greenish, elongated English variety.

[Alteration of Middle English querdlyng, possibly from Anglo-Norman *querdelion, lionheart : Old French cuer, heart; see courage + de, of (from Latin ; see de-) + Old French lion, lion; see lion.]

cod·ling 2

 (kŏd′lĭng)
n. pl. codling or cod·lings
A young cod.
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'That is the intention, governor,' replied the other, 'and unless I'm much mistaken, Tommy Codlin is a calculating at this minute what we've lost through your coming upon us.
To this Mr Codlin, who had a surly, grumbling manner, replied, as he twitched Punch off the tombstone and flung him into the box,
'Never mind,' said Mr Codlin, with the air of a discontented philosopher.
Turning over the figures in the box like one who knew and despised them, Mr Codlin drew one forth and held it up for the inspection of his friend:
Even Mr Codlin had nothing to urge against a proposal so seasonable.
As he yielded to this suggestion a ready and rapturous assent, they all rose and walked away together; he keeping close to the box of puppets in which he was quite absorbed, the merry little man carrying it slung over his arm by a strap attached to it for the purpose, Nelly having hold of her grandfather's hand, and Mr Codlin sauntering slowly behind, casting up at the church tower and neighbouring trees such looks as he was accustomed in town-practice to direct to drawing-room and nursery windows, when seeking for a profitable spot on which to plant the show.
And now Mr Thomas Codlin, the misanthrope, after blowing away at the Pan's pipes until he was intensely wretched, took his station on one side of the checked drapery which concealed the mover of the figures, and putting his hands in his pockets prepared to reply to all questions and remarks of Punch, and to make a dismal feint of being his most intimate private friend, of believing in him to the fullest and most unlimited extent, of knowing that he enjoyed day and night a merry and glorious existence in that temple, and that he was at all times and under every circumstance the same intelligent and joyful person that the spectators then beheld him.
"Take time, cousin; don't be in a hurry to make up your mind, and remember, 'Codlin's your friend,' " added Charlie, hopeful still.
Apple varieties include Winston, Brownlees Russet, Monarch, Fiesta, Sunset, Egremont Russet, Discovery, Tydeman's Late Orange, Newton Wonder, Charles Ross, Pitmaston Pineapple, Ashmead's Kernel, Jesmond Dingle, Katy, Fortune, Howgate Wonder, May Queen, Mrs Lakeman's Seedling, Gladstone, Lord Lambourne, Hope Cottage, Emmeth Early, Keswick Codlin, Thorle Pippin, Baker's Delicious, Vista Bella, Lord Derby, James Grieve, Gravenstein, Ellison's Orange, Blenheim Orange, and Worcester Pearmain.
In 1655, England, under the authority of Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell, took control of Jamaica from the Spanish, who offered little resistance and quickly surrendered (Codlin 2003, 2, 15).
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They are 'visible, some invisible, or darkly lurking, / Some threatened by prophetic experts', but become less ominous when Bethell lists them in the style of a gardening manual: the 'codlin moth, / woodlich, thrip, scale, cherry slug'.