Origin of hod
Examples from the Web for hod
They lost little time in beginning, each coming with his first hod of plaster.Bird Stories|Edith M. Patch
They were both in the toils quite ten months of the year, while during the other two months they carried a hod!Sixty Years in Southern California 1853-1913|Harris Newmark
He—and Hod Brooks—those two might defy all the town—might cow them all to silence even now.
He did not look at his mother's face, did not see the quick look with which Hod Brooks turned from him to her.
I spared her, and consequently am dying, while she, in the arms of her hod carrier——Do not misjudge me.The Surprises of Life|Georges Clemenceau
British Dictionary definitions for hod
Word Origin for hod
Word Origin and History for hod
1570s, alteration of Middle English hott "pannier" (c.1300), from Old French hotte "basket to carry on the back," apparently from Frankish *hotta or some other Germanic source (cf. Middle High German hotze "cradle"). Altered by influence of cognate Middle Dutch hodde "basket."