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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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