tod definition by Webster's New World
- a former English weight for wool, about 28 pounds
- a bushy clump of ivy, etc.
Origin: Middle English todde, probably ; from Low German source, as in East Frisian todde, tod, a bundle, pack, load, akin to German zotte, tuft of hair ; from Indo-European an unverified form det- ; from base an unverified form dā(i)-, to divide from source tide
Origin: Middle English ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
tod definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun Chiefly British
- A unit of weight for wool, especially one equivalent to about 28 pounds (12.7 kilograms).
- A bushy clump, as of ivy.
Origin: Middle English todde.