The Collaborative International Dictionary
Pod \Pod\, n. [Probably akin to pudding, and perhaps the same word as pad a cushion; cf. also Dan. pude pillow, cushion, and also E. cod a husk, pod.]
A bag; a pouch. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
(Bot.) A capsule of plant, especially a legume; a dry dehiscent fruit. See Illust. of Angiospermous.
(Zo["o]l.) A considerable number of animals closely clustered together; -- said of seals.
Pod auger, or pod bit, an auger or bit the channel of which is straight instead of twisted.
n. An auger whose channel is straight instead of twisted.