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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.]
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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]
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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.]
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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
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Translations

tod

[tɒd] N (Brit) on one's toda solas
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tod

n (Brit inf) on one’s todganz allein
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Tod moved OUT; because sometimes Tommy Brock moved IN; (without asking leave).
Tod's stick house was before him and, for once, Mr.
Tod was at home in the stick-house he has gone to Mr.
Tod's bed, curled up under the blanket.--"He has gone to bed in his boots," whispered Peter.
Tod was coming up Bull Banks, and he was in the very worst of tempers.
Tod slapped his stick upon the earth and fumed; he guessed where Tommy Brock had gone to.
Tod's attention was a noise--a deep slow regular snoring grunting noise, coming from his own bed.
Tod kept creeping cautiously into the house, and retreating hurriedly out again.
Tod; he was simply too lazy and comfortable to move.
Tod came back yet again into the bedroom with a clothes line.
"Maybe; I'm none so fond o' Josh Tod's thick ale, but I don't hinder you from making a fool o' yourself wi't."
But, ye see, the boat'll set ye ashore at the town pier, and that's but a penny stonecast from Rankeillor's house." And here he suddenly leaned down and whispered in my ear: "Take care of the old tod;[9] he means mischief.