tod

1
[ tod ]
/ tɒd /

noun

an English unit of weight, chiefly for wool, commonly equal to 28 pounds (12.7 kilograms) but varying locally.
a load.
a bushy mass, especially of ivy.

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Origin of tod

1
1375–1425; late Middle English todde; akin to Frisian (East dial.) todde small load, Old Norse toddi piece, slice

Definition for tod (2 of 2)

tod2
[ tod ]
/ tɒd /

noun Scot. and North England.

a fox.
a crafty, foxy person.

Origin of tod

2
1125–75; Middle English (north) < ?
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British Dictionary definitions for tod (1 of 3)

tod1
/ (tɒd) /

noun

British a unit of weight, used for wool, etc, usually equal to 28 pounds

Word Origin for tod

C15: probably related to Frisian todde rag, Old High German zotta tuft of hair

British Dictionary definitions for tod (2 of 3)

tod2
/ (tɒd) /

noun

on one's tod British slang on one's own

Word Origin for tod

C19: rhyming slang Tod Sloan/alone, after Tod Sloan, a jockey

British Dictionary definitions for tod (3 of 3)

tod3
/ (tɒd) /

noun

a Scot and northern English dialect word for a fox

Word Origin for tod

C12: of unknown origin
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