codling

1
[kod-ling]
Also cod·lin [kod-lin] /ˈkɒd lɪn/.

Origin of codling

1
1400–50; late Middle English querdling, equivalent to querd (of obscure origin) + -ling -ling1

codling

2
[kod-ling]
noun
  1. the young of the cod.

Origin of codling

2
Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at cod1, -ling1
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codling

1

codlin (ˈkɒdlɪn)

noun
  1. any of several varieties of long tapering apples used for cooking
  2. any unripe apple

Word Origin for codling

C15 querdlyng, of uncertain origin

codling

2
noun
  1. a codfish, esp a young one
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