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COD-FISH, noun A species of fish, of the genus Gadus, inhabiting northern seas, but particularly the banks of Newfoundland, and the shores of New England. [See Haddock.]

COD, noun

1. Any husk, envelop or case, containing the seeds of a plant; a pod.

2. A bag; the scrotum.

3. A pillow.