Origin of cud
Examples from the Web for cud
Contemporary Examples of cud
I sometimes sit there chewing a phrase like a cow with cud a while before going on.Leah Hager Cohen: How I Write
September 12, 2012
Historical Examples of cud
There was, however, usually something else to be done, for there was always their cud to chew.Among the Farmyard People
Clara Dillingham Pierson
And he wad aye mak an honest baubee whan he cud; for siller was fell scarce at that time o' day amo' the Falconers.Robert Falconer
P'raps de great sorrer war so big in har heart, dat she cudn't fine rest nowhar but in de cole, dark riber.Among the Pines
James R. Gilmore
By the Mosaic law, the Camel was a forbidden animal, because it did not divide the hoof, although it chewed the cud.Bible Animals;
J. G. Wood
I'd tuk one ob de guns—you warn't in de hous, massa, so I cudn't ax you.'
Word Origin for cud
Old English cudu "cud," earlier cwudu, common Germanic (cf. Old Norse kvaða "resin," Old High German quiti "glue," German Kitt "putty"); perhaps from PIE root *gwet- "resin, gum."