Definición de clod en inglés:

clod

Saltos de línea: clod
Pronunciación: /klɒd
 
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sustantivo

  • 1A lump of earth or clay: frost is essential for breaking up clods into manageable sizes
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The soil was so hard it took Moore three whacks with a pick just to break loose a clod of clay.
    • And some foul-mouthed yobs have been hurling clods of earth at passing craft - with one passenger reportedly struck on the head by a clod.
    • After the land was ploughed, the turned earth would contain large clods of earth that required breaking up.
    Sinónimos
    lump, clump, chunk, mass, piece, hunk, slab, wedge
    informal dollop, wodge
  • 2 informal A stupid person: you’re an insensitive clod and I hope you fall and break your neck
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    • But this is an army of rookies, clods, and dimwits - and the women make short work of their glorious space armada.
    • He is, however, quite impatient with the clods and dullards who do not find the tradition hopelessly retrograde.
    • Except for a scant few, the characters in St. Elmo's Fire are all either weasels, deceptive clods or selfish ninnies.
  • 3 [mass noun] British A coarse cut of meat from the lower neck of an ox: other stewing cuts (in England known to the meat trade as clod) may cook in 90 minutes
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    • Nutrient composition data are available for four lean cuts of bison: rib-eye, clod, top round and top sirloin.
    • The beef type chuck includes chuck, clod, and round.

Origen

late Middle English: variant of clot.

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