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hod

Saltos de línea: hod

Definición de hod en inglés:

sustantivo

1A builder’s V-shaped open trough on a pole, used for carrying bricks and other building materials.
Example sentences
  • It was like dropping an entire hod of bricks that you've been carrying with you over your shoulder everywhere since you were born.
  • I've never felt out of place, having picked up a trowel or carried a hod for a living.
  • A year later Jones left school with no qualifications and drifted into washing pots and pans, hod carrying, and boozing.
1.1A coal scuttle.
Example sentences
  • The pattern is similar to one pictured on a coal hod in the Mersereau catalogue and referred to as the ‘Japanese pattern.’
  • Relive the colonial past of America with a brass coal hod.
  • Take care of your ash with a coal hod, ash bucket and coal shovel.

Origen

late 16th century: variant of northern English dialect hot 'a basket for carrying earth', from Old French hotte 'pannier', probably of Germanic origin.

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Pronunciación: vɪˈdʒɛsɪm(ə)l
adjective
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