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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
cod
noun
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
cod/salmon/tuna etc steak
▪ Grill the tuna steaks for 3 to 5 minutes per side, depending on thickness.
▪ Grilled tuna steaks are red meat from the sea.
▪ Look for fresh sardines, tuna steaks and king prawns, or use some more exotic varieties such as parrot fish or snappers.
▪ Remove from heat and let rest in pan until the tuna steaks have been grilled.
▪ Season the cod steaks and place them on top of the tomato mixture.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ baked cod with a mustard sauce
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Boats taking occasional thornback ray, but cod scarce.
▪ He ordered his meal of cod and chips and no vinegar, then sat down to await its arrival.
▪ Ian and a friend bagged 90 cod in just two hours in one purple patch.
▪ Peeler also works for pout, eels and the big cod.
▪ Plaice, cod, huss and skate are all caught locally.
▪ Season the cod steaks and place them on top of the tomato mixture.
▪ The fish made several deep dives and I began to wonder who would give up first, me or the cod.
▪ The manager, young Pinto-Marques, supplied him with glasses of chilled vinho verde and plates of olives or salt cod fritters.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
cod

cod \c.o.d.\ adj. (Commerce) an abbreviation of collect on delivery; payment due by the recipient on delivery; as, a COD parcel. [Also spelled COD.]

Syn: collect, collect on delivery.

cod

cod \c.o.d.\ n. abbr. (Commerce) an abbreviation of collect on delivery; a method of payment by which goods are paid for when they are delivered to the customer's home or place of business. Contrasted to payment in advance or terms or credit.

Syn: collect on delivery.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
cod

large sea fish, mid-14c. (late 13c. in a surname, Thomas cotfich), of unknown origin; despite similarity of form it has no conclusive connection to the widespread Germanic word for "bag" (represented by Old English codd, preserved in codpiece). Cod-liver oil known since at least 1610s, was recommended medicinally since 1783, but not popular as a remedy until after 1825.

Wiktionary
cod

init. 1 cash on delivery 2 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concise%20Oxford%20Dictionary 3 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Call%20of%20Duty 4 cause of death

WordNet
cod
  1. adj. payment due by the recipient on delivery; "a collect call"; "the letter came collect"; "a COD parcel" [syn: collect]

  2. [also: codding, codded]

cod
  1. n. the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves) [syn: pod, seedcase]

  2. lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish; usually baked or poached [syn: codfish]

  3. major food fish of arctic and cold-temperate waters [syn: codfish]

  4. [also: codding, codded]

cod
  1. v. fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!" [syn: gull, dupe, slang, befool, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across]

  2. harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie" [syn: tease, razz, rag, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride]

  3. [also: codding, codded]

Wikipedia
Cod

Atlantic cod

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Cod is the common name for the genus Gadus of demersal fishes, belonging to the family Gadidae. Cod is also used as part of the common name for a number of other fish species, and some species suggested to belong to genus Gadus are not called cod (the Alaska pollock).

The two most common species of cod are the Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua), which lives in the colder waters and deeper sea regions throughout the North Atlantic, and the Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus), found in both eastern and western regions of the northern Pacific. Gadus morhua was named by Linnaeus in 1758. (However, G. morhua callarias, a low-salinity, nonmigratory race restricted to parts of the Baltic, was originally described as Gadus callarias by Linnaeus.)

Cod is popular as a food with a mild flavour and a dense, flaky, white flesh. Cod livers are processed to make cod liver oil, an important source of vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin E, and omega-3 fatty acids ( EPA and DHA). Young Atlantic cod or haddock prepared in strips for cooking is called scrod. In the United Kingdom, Atlantic cod is one of the most common ingredients in fish and chips, along with haddock and plaice.

Cod (disambiguation)

Cod is the common name for fish of the genus Gadus, as well as being used to refer to several other varieties of fish.

Cod, CoD or COD may also refer to:

COD (Crews On Destiny)

COD (CREWS ON DESTINY) is a Nepali Rn’B and Pop band, formed in Kathmandu, Nepal in 2004 officially launched by Music Dot Com. They were the youngest artist to hit the Mainstream media in Nepal. They were an inspiration to the young generation in Nepal, and had set a benchmark in Nepali Music Industry. Songs and albums produced by COD are usually in the Nepali language. Lyrics include themes of love, break up, drama etc. Their songs, like, “Ekanta cha thau,” “Sanjha ko bela,” "Beyoshi,” ”Syano Nepal,” “Aauta Pari,” “Let me - Bhana k Garu?" and “Maridinchu" amongst various others, were some of the biggest hits in Nepalese music industry. The song “Ekanta cha thau" from their First album Dead Past has been received as the most loved songs till now.

Usage examples of "cod".

Scant seconds, it seemed, after the COD had been nudged and prodded out of the way, an EA-6B Prowler electronic-warfare aircraft slammed into the deck in a barely controlled crash, yanked to a halt by the arrestor cable.

CHAPTER ONE BIG JOE, the tiger cat, poised for another playful spring at the tangle of cod line Asey Mayo was patiently unwinding in the woodshed of his Cape cod home, abruptly changed his mind in mid - air.

He was looking at, he knew, a great auk, a bird that up in his world had been extinct but which, a few centuries before, had been common from Cape Cod to far north in Canada.

Of these, all except William Butten, who died upon the voyage, reached Cape Cod in safety, though some of them had become seriously ill from the hardships encountered, and Howland had narrowly escaped drowning.

William Butten, who died upon the voyage, reached Cape Cod in safety, though some of them had become seriously ill from the hardships encountered, and Howland had narrowly escaped drowning.

Flake cold cooked cod and reheat with butter, pepper, salt, minced parsley, cayenne, and lemon-juice.

Cape Cod buff, a true-blue Cape Codder, romping and gambolling there annually with his extended family.

There, under two green umbrellas, like two fat rajahs in their shaking howdahs upon the backs of two white elephants, the friends would sit in solemn equanimity awaiting the evasive cunner, the vagrant perch or cod or the occasional flirtatious eel.

Instead of tender cod or delicate flounder, he harvested chewy pout, or cusk or butterfish or froglike monkfish and lumpfish.

Cape Cod is worthwhile writing, values that are socially redeeming, a lifestyle that is simplified, relationships that are fruitful, a world view that makes sense, and diabetic maintenance that is effective, healthful, and constant.

The treachery of Captain Jones, in league with Gorges, would as readily have landed them, by some pretext, on Cape Cod in October, as in December.

To follow this very poor soup, we had a small portion of dried cod and one apple each, and dinner was over: it was in Lent.

Flake cold cooked cod, mix with an equal quantity of mashed potatoes, and season to taste.

He looked entirely out of place here, as If he wished he were casting cod nets off the Channel Islands.

With the splitting strap freed, more porgies could slide into the cod end of the net.