cod

Primary Meanings of cod

1.
n
major food fish of Arctic and cold-temperate waters
2.
n
the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)
3.
v
fool or hoax
4.
v
harass with persistent criticism or carping
5.
adj
payable by the recipient on delivery
Full Definitions of cod
1

n major food fish of Arctic and cold-temperate waters

Synonyms:
codfish
Types:
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codling
young codfish
Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua
one of the world's most important commercial fishes
Alaska cod, Gadus macrocephalus, Pacific cod
closely related to Atlantic cod
Lota lota, burbot, cusk, eelpout, ling
elongate freshwater cod of northern Europe and Asia and North America having barbels around its mouth
schrod, scrod
young Atlantic cod or haddock especially one split and boned for cooking
Type of:
gadoid, gadoid fish
a soft-finned fish of the family Gadidae

n lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish; usually baked or poached

Synonyms:
codfish
Types:
salt cod
codfish preserved in salt; must be desalted and flaked by soaking in water and pounding; used in e.g. codfish cakes
Type of:
saltwater fish
flesh of fish from the sea used as food
2

n the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)

Synonyms:
pod, seedcase
Types:
pea pod, peasecod
husk of a pea; edible in some garden peas
Type of:
husk
outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds
3

v fool or hoax

Synonyms:
befool, dupe, fool, gull, put on, put one across, put one over, slang, take in
Types:
kid, pull the leg of
tell false information to for fun
Type of:
betray, deceive, lead astray
cause someone to believe an untruth
4

v harass with persistent criticism or carping

Synonyms:
bait, rag, rally, razz, ride, tantalise, tantalize, taunt, tease, twit
Types:
barrack, flout, gibe, jeer, scoff
laugh at with contempt and derision
banter, chaff, jolly, josh, kid
be silly or tease one another
Type of:
bemock, mock
treat with contempt
5

adj payable by the recipient on delivery

Synonyms:
collect
due
owed and payable immediately or on demand

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