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British Dictionary definitions for codder

codder1

noun
  1. a cod fisherman or his boat

codder2

noun
  1. Yorkshire dialect the leader of a team of workers on a press at a steelworks

Word Origin

perhaps from cod 4
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Historical Examples

  • That five thousand dollar codder up there seemed like own folks, pretty nigh.

    Cap'n Warren's Wards

    Joseph C. Lincoln