- a lump, esp. a lump of earth, clay, loam, etc.
- earth; soil
- a dull, stupid person; dolt
- the part of a neck of beef nearest the shoulder
Origin of clodMiddle English and Old English from Indo-European an unverified form g(e)leu- from base an unverified form gel-, to make round from source climb
- A lump or chunk, especially of earth or clay.
- Earth or soil.
- A dull, stupid person; a dolt.
Origin of clodMiddle English variant of clot lump ; see clot .
(third-person singular simple present clods, present participle clodding, simple past and past participle clodded)
Old English clodde, related to clot.