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hod

[ hod ]

noun

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


hod

/ hɒd /

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of hod1

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

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Word History and Origins

Origin of hod1

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

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Example Sentences

As a broadcast journalist himself, Itay Hod loved the ‘Today’ show.

Itay Hod attends a ceremony that left not a dry eye in the house.

He tells Itay Hod about his nightly drag transformation and his tabloid feud with Mario Lopez.

In the half-burnt artists' village of Ein Hod, it consumed houses and works of art, but thankfully no lives.

Itay Hod on the stunningly lucrative spectacle that had cash-strapped mayors going to the mat.

I speired at her whaur she had hod it, but she juist said, 'What would I be doin' hoddin't'?'

He kent 'at if she'd hod it, the kitchen maun be the place, but he thocht she'd gi'en it to me to hod.

So she had to go down cellar and bring up as much as she could in the hod.

Broadcloth is wiser, just as a skilled workman is wiser than a hod carrier.

Fanny opened the coal-hod, intending to put fresh coals on the dying fire; but, to her distress, found that the hod was empty.

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