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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ I had just had three weeks on my tod with company only in Reykjavik campsite.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Tod \Tod\ (t[o^]d), n. [Akin to D. todde a rag, G. zotte shag, rag, a tuft of hair, Icel. toddi a piece of a thing, a tod of wool.]

  1. A bush; a thick shrub; a bushy clump. [R.] ``An ivy todde.''

    The ivy tod is heavy with snow.

  2. An old weight used in weighing wool, being usually twenty-eight pounds.

  3. A fox; -- probably so named from its bushy tail.

    The wolf, the tod, the brock.
    --B. Jonson.

    Tod stove, a close stove adapted for burning small round wood, twigs, etc. [U. S.]


Tod \Tod\, v. t. & i. To weigh; to yield in tods. [Obs.]


Etymology 1 n. 1 (context now UK dialect English) A fox. 2 # A male fox; a dog; a reynard. 3 Someone like a fox; a crafty person. Etymology 2

n. 1 A bush; ''used especially of ivy''. 2 An old English measure of weight, usually of wool, containing two stone or 28 pounds (13 kg). vb. (context obsolete English) To weigh; to yield in tods.


adj. alone and on your own; "don't just sit there on your tod"


n. a unit of weight for wool equal to about 28 pounds


Yoan "ToD" Merlo (born March 20, 1985) is a French former professional player of the real-time strategy games Warcraft III and Starcraft II. In WarCraft III he played as the Human race and in StarCraft he played as Protoss. he was signed to the top esports team in the United Kingdom, Four-Kings, until November 7, 2007 when he decided not to renew his contract for unspecified reasons. He later explained in one of the interviews that dissatisfying results of 4K team were the real reason for his departure. After much speculation, Merlo unexpectedly joined the team Mousesports on December 1, 2007.

He is one of the most successful Warcraft III players ever, holding among other achievements first places at the World e-Sports Games, Blizzard Worldwide Invitational and Cyberathlete Professional League competitions. He is also a World Cyber Games silver and bronze medalist. He was recognized as the Warcraft III player of 2007.

Yoan recently gave an interview with, an e-sports organization based in Seoul, Korea. During the interview, he hinted that his e-sports career is not over, and that has begun to compete in Starcraft 2, in which he has achieved moderate success, winning some small tournaments and qualifying for World Cyber Games 2011.

As of July 2014, Merlo's winnings from tournaments exceed $160,000 USD.

Usage examples of "tod".

Leben und Geburt ordnen und den zeitenalten Streit zwischen dem Leben und seinem Bruder Tod.

Doch wenn sie kommen, dann erinnert euch: der Tod, Mein Sohn und Mein Diener, ist nur der Schnitter, der Meine Garben einbringt.

Man on a Horse, near the end of a long, long journey in which he had talked to no one but animals for days and days, cold and wet and tired almost tod eath, was truly seeing that great vision, the battle between the Sky and the Earth.

Noch nie ward ein Mann geboren, der diesen Eid mit dem Tod geschworen hat.

Winken, Blinken, Tod, and Nod paired up and begat eight further moldies: Stanky, Panky, Grogan, Flibbertigibbet, Dik, Dawna, Nerf, and Moana.

I got this passy just as the jarvey as todded it seemed like as to take off.

Sagtest du nicht, sie habe, als dein Volk Angst bekam und ihren Tod plante, Zwillinge geboren?

House of Nochsyon Tod was a rambling walled compound near the South Cusp of the meniscus that was Lowport.

Der Tod eines Freundes Hat, neuer Himmelsbuerger, sich Dein geistig Ohr nicht schon des Klagetons entwoehnet, Und kann ein banges Ach um dich, Das hier und da ein Freund bei stillen Traenen stoehnet, Dir unterm jauchzenden Empfangen Der bessern Freunde hoerbar sein, So sei nicht fuer die Welt, mit unserm Schmerz zu prangen, Dies Lied: es sei fuer dich, fuer dich allein!

Young Tod Smith was riding in the trailing car, with Pinky, Birmingham Jones and Long Tom.

The most important of the mycelia is Nirvana, the self-made home base of the Friends of Tod.

After all, the Tods were in real contact with the laborers, and that was the great thing.

I hear from Alice Gaunt that the young Tods have been going about saying that dogs are better off than people treated in this fashion, which, of course, is all nonsense, and making far too much of a small matter.

She had her smaller, chubbier sister by the hand, and, having delivered her message, stood still, gazing up at Tod, as one might at God.

Then, just as they were marching Sheila and two of the laborers away, Tod had arrived and had fallen in alongside the policemen--he and the dog.