hod

[ hod ]
/ hɒd /

noun

a portable trough for carrying mortar, bricks, etc., fixed crosswise on top of a pole and carried on the shoulder.
a coal scuttle.

Origin of hod

1565–75; perhaps later variant of Middle English hot basket for carrying earth
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hod

/ (hɒd) /

noun

an open metal or plastic box fitted with a handle, for carrying bricks, mortar, etc
a tall narrow coal scuttle

Word Origin for hod

C14: perhaps alteration of C13 dialect hot, from Old French hotte pannier, creel, probably from Germanic
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