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hod

Pronunciation: /hɑːd; hɒd/

Translation of hod in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (for bricks) capacho (masculine) ([ para acarrear ladrillos ])
    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.
    1.2 (for coal) (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) cubo (masculine) del carbón
    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.

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