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Is sod a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word sod is a Scrabble US word. The word sod is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

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Is sod a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word sod is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

S1O1D2

Is sod a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word sod is a Words With Friends word. The word sod is worth 4 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Sod

You can make 8 words from 'sod' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'sod'

DOS 4DSO 4
ODS 4SOD 4

2 letters words from 'sod'

DO 3OD 3
OS 2SO 2

All 3 letters words made out of sod

sod osd sdo dso ods dos

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word sod. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in sod.

Definitions and meaning of sod

sod

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɒd/
  • Rhymes: -ɒd
  • Homophone: sawed (in accents with the cot-caught merger)

Etymology 1

From Middle English sod, sodde [attested since mid-15th c.], from Middle Dutch zoden (turf) or Middle Low German sôde, soede (turf), both related to Dutch zode (turf), German Soden (turf), Old Frisian sātha (sod), all being of uncertain ultimate origin.

Noun

sod (uncountable)

  1. (uncountable) That stratum of the surface of the soil which is filled with the roots of grass, or any portion of that surface; turf; sward.
    • (Can we date this quote by Collins and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      She there shall dress a sweeter sod / Than Fancy's feet have ever trod.
  2. Turf grown and cut specifically for the establishment of lawns.
    The landscapers rolled sod onto the bare earth and made a presentable lawn by nightfall.
Related terms
  • soddie
  • sodless
Translations

Verb

sod (third-person singular simple present sods, present participle sodding, simple past and past participle sodded)

  1. To cover with sod.
    He sodded the worn areas twice a year.
Translations

Etymology 2

From sodomize or sodomite, by shortening.

Noun

sod (plural sods)

  1. (Britain, vulgar) Sodomite; bugger.
  2. (Britain, slang, mildly pejorative, formerly considered vulgar) A person, usually male; often qualified with an adjective.
    You mean old sod!
    poor sod
    unlucky sod
    You silly sod
Derived terms
  • Sod’s law
Translations

Interjection

sod

  1. (Britain, vulgar) expression of surprise, contempt, outrage, disgust, boredom, frustration.

Verb

sod (third-person singular simple present sods, present participle sodding, simple past and past participle sodded)

  1. (transitive, Britain, slang, vulgar) Bugger; sodomize.
  2. (transitive, Britain, slang, vulgar) Damn, curse, confound.
    Sod him!, Sod it!, Sod that bastard!
Derived terms
  • sod off

Etymology 3

Originally a back-formation from the past participle sodden.

Verb

sod

  1. (obsolete) simple past tense of seethe

Adjective

sod (comparative more sod, superlative most sod)

  1. (obsolete) Boiled.
    • , New York, 2001, p.223:
      Beer, if it be over-new, or over-stale, over-strong, or not sod, [] is most unwholesome, frets, and galls, etc.
  2. (Australia, of bread) Sodden; incompletely risen.
    sod damper

Noun

sod (plural sods)

  1. (Australia, colloquial) A damper (bread) which has failed to rise, remaining a flat lump.
    • 1954, Tom Ronan, Vision Splendid, quoted in Tom Burton, Words in Your Ear, Wakefield Press (1999), →ISBN, page 120:
      And Mart the cook the shovel took / And swung the damper to and fro. / 'Another sod, so help me God, / That's fourteen in a flamin' row.

Etymology 4

Noun

sod (plural sods)

  1. The rock dove.

Anagrams

  • DOS, DSO, DoS, OD's, ODS, OSD, SDO, do's, dos, dso, ods

Breton

Noun

sod m

  1. imbecile

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse sót (soot).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /soːd/, [soðˀ]
  • Rhymes: -oð

Noun

sod c (singular definite soden, not used in plural form)

  1. soot

Verb

sod

  1. imperative of sode

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse soð. Doublet of sodd.

Noun

sod n (definite singular sodet, indefinite plural sod, definite plural soda)

  1. boiling, bubbling
  2. broth
  3. meat soup

References

  • “sod” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *sǫdъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sóːt/

Noun

sọ̑d m inan

  1. barrel

Inflection


Volapük

Noun

sod (nominative plural sods)

  1. sauce

Declension


Source: wiktionary.org
  • a tenant by socage.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)