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DO 3OD 3
TO 2 

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tod otd tdo dto odt dot

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Definitions and meaning of tod



  • (UK) IPA(key): /tɒd/
  • Rhymes: -ɒd
  • Rhymes: -ɑːd

Etymology 1

From Middle English tod, of unknown origin. Possibly influenced by Etymology 2, due to its bushy tail. Cognate with Scots tod.


tod (plural tods)

  1. (now Britain dialect) A fox.
    • c. 1620-1625, Ben Jonson, Pan's Anniversary
      the wolf, the tod, the brock
    • 1977, Richard Adams, The Plague Dogs
      Who am Ah? Ah'm tod, whey Ah'm tod, ye knaw. Canniest riever on moss and moor!
    1. A male fox; a dog; a reynard.
  2. Someone like a fox; a crafty person.
  • (male fox): dog-fox
  • (male fox): fox
Coordinate terms
  • (male fox): vixen (female fox)
Related terms
  • Todd
  • todd

Etymology 2

Apparently cognate with Saterland Frisian todde (bundle), Swedish todd (mass (of wool), dialectal).


tod (plural tods)

  1. A bush, especially of ivy.
    • c. 1614, John Fletcher, William Shakespeare, The Two Noble Kinsmen, Act 4, Scene 2, 1997, Lois Potter (editor), The Two Noble Kinsmen, page 277,
      His head's yellow, / Hard-haired, and curled, thick-twined like ivy tods, / Not to undo with thunder.
    • 1798, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
      The ivy tod is heavy with snow.
  2. An old English measure of weight, usually of wool, containing two stone or 28 pounds (13 kg).
    • 1843, The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Volume 27, p. 202:
      Seven pounds make a clove, 2 cloves a stone, 2 stone a tod, 6 1/2 tods a wey, 2 weys a sack, 12 sacks a last. [...] It is to be observed here that a sack is 13 tods, and a tod 28 pounds, so that the sack is 364 pounds.
    • 1882, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 4, p. 209:
      Generally, however, the stone or petra, almost always of 14 lbs., is used, the tod of 28 lbs., and the sack of thirteen stone.


tod (third-person singular simple present tods, present participle todding, simple past and past participle todded)

  1. (obsolete) To weigh; to yield in tods.


  • DOT, DTO, Dot, ODT, OTD, do't, dot

Old High German

Alternative forms

  • dot, doth


From Proto-Germanic *dauþuz, akin to Old Saxon dōth, Old Dutch dōth, dōt, Old English dēaþ, Old Norse dauði, Gothic 𐌳𐌰𐌿𐌸𐌿𐍃 (dauþus).


tōd m

  1. death, cessation of life

Related terms

  • tōt


  • Middle High German: tōt
    • Alemannic German:
      Swabian: Daod, Dod
    • Central Franconian:
      Hunsrik: Dod
    • German: Tod
    • Luxembourgish: Doud
    • Yiddish: טויט(toyt)

Old Spanish


  • IPA(key): [toð]


tod m or f sg

  1. Apocopic form of todo or toda; all
    • c. 1200, Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 42v.



  • IPA(key): /tòːt/, /tóːt/



  1. (clarification of this definition is needed) thus

Further reading

  • tod”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

  • TOC, telecommunications code for the letter T.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)