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DO 3HO 5
OD 3OH 5

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hod ohd hdo dho odh doh

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Definitions and meaning of hod



  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhɑd/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːd
  • Rhymes: -ɒd

Etymology 1

Etymology uncertain, but apparently related to Scots hod (to jog along on horseback), Scots houd, howd (to sway, rock from side to side, wriggle, bob up and down). Probably all from Old English hūdenian (to shake, sway, rock back and forth), from Proto-Germanic *hud- (to shake). Related to Scots hodder (to plod, stump or jog along), Low German hūdern (to shake, shudder). Compare also hoddle.


hod (third-person singular simple present hods, present participle hodding, simple past and past participle hodded)

  1. (intransitive, obsolete) To bob up and down on horseback; jog.

Etymology 2

Alteration of Middle English hott (pannier), from Old French hotte, from Frankish *hotta (basket).


hod (plural hods)

  1. A three-sided box for carrying bricks or other construction materials, often mortar. It bears a long handle and is carried over the shoulder.
  2. A receptacle for carrying coal, particularly one designed to facilitate loading coal or coke through the door of a firebox.
  3. A pewterer's blowpipe.
  4. (horse racing) A bookmaker's bag.
    • 2007, Tommy Steele, Bermondsey Boy: Memories of a Forgotten World
      'Clerking' is perhaps the most difficult and most admired job on a racecourse. The next time you see a bookmaker at his hod, waving his ticket-filled hands, shouting the odds, look to his left, just back a bit – out of the limelight.
Related terms
  • hod carrier


  • OHD, d'oh, doh



  • IPA(key): /ɦot/


hod m

  1. throw

Related terms

  • hodit

Further reading

  • hod in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • hod in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English hād, from Proto-Germanic *haiduz.

Alternative forms

  • hode, had, hade, hede


  • IPA(key): /hɔːd/
  • (Early ME, Northern ME) IPA(key): /hɑːd/
  • (Northern ME) IPA(key): /hɛːd/


hod (plural hodes)

  1. One's degree, level, office, or estate; one's position in relation to others
  2. A religious or clerical office, position, or calling.
  3. State, condition, one's position in relation to one's previous position.
  4. (Christianity) The Trinity; the three hypostases composing the Godhead.
Derived terms
  • hoden
  • English: hade, hede (obsolete)
  • Scots: hade (obsolete)
  • “họ̄d, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-07-12.

Etymology 2



  1. Alternative form of hood



From Proto-Slavic *xodъ, from Proto-Indo-European *sod-.


  • IPA(key): /xôːd/


hȏd m (Cyrillic spelling хо̑д)

  1. walk, gait
  2. pace




  • IPA(key): /ˈɦɔt/


hod m (genitive singular hodu, nominative plural hody, genitive plural hodov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. throw


Further reading

  • hod in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to bob or jog.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)