a young fish, as a cod or haddock, esp. one split and prepared for cooking
Origin of scrodprobably from Middle Dutch schrode, piece cut off, strip from Indo-European an unverified form (s)kreut- from source shred
nounpl. scrod, also schrod
A small cod or similar fish, such as haddock or hake, especially one split and boned for cooking.
Origin of scrodPossibly back-formation ( influenced by cod ) ( codfish ) from English dialectal (Cornwall) scrawed fish from scraw, scroal to prepare (young fish) by splitting, salting, partial drying, and broiling
- (nonstandard, New England, humorous) Simple past tense and past participle of screw.