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[koh-dak] /ˈkoʊ dæk/
a brand of portable camera introduced by George Eastman in 1888, using a roll of film and intended for taking snapshots. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • My friend said his photographer had a Kodak which he wore inside his vest, the opening protruding from a button-hole.

  • No child of nature so simple, in these days, as not to recognize a Kodak.

    Afloat on the Ohio Reuben Gold Thwaites
  • I've got a picture gallery in mine that I wouldn't trade for a farm; I don't need no Kodak in mine, thankye.

    The Lure of the Dim Trails by (AKA B. M. Sinclair) B. M. Bower
  • And oh, may I take my Kodak, my spandy new Christmas Kodak, for some pictures?

    Tabitha at Ivy Hall Ruth Alberta Brown
  • He was much interested in my Kodak and watched me taking snap shots at the flying panorama.

    On the Mexican Highlands William Seymour Edwards
Word Origin and History for Kodak

brand of camera, arbitrary coinage by U.S. inventor George Eastman (1854-1932), U.S. trademark registered Sept. 4, 1888. In 1890s, practically synonymous with camera and also used as a verb. Kodachrome, registered trademark for a method of color photography, 1915; the product was discontinued in 2006.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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