codling

1
[kod-ling]
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noun

British. any of several varieties of elongated apples, used for cooking purposes.
an unripe, half-grown apple.

Nearby words

  1. coding,
  2. coding sequence,
  3. codirect,
  4. codiscoverer,
  5. codline,
  6. codling moth,
  7. codlins-and-cream,
  8. codman's triangle,
  9. codology,
  10. codomain

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

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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British Dictionary definitions for codling

codling

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codlin (ˈkɒdlɪn)

noun

any of several varieties of long tapering apples used for cooking
any unripe apple

Word Origin for codling

C15 querdlyng, of uncertain origin

noun

a codfish, esp a young one
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