Hod meaning

hŏd
A trough carried over the shoulder for transporting loads, as of bricks or mortar.
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A V-shaped, wooden or metal trough with a long handle, used for carrying bricks, mortar, etc. on the shoulder.
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A three-sided box for carrying bricks or other construction materials, often mortar. It bears a long handle and is carried over the shoulder.
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A coal scuttle.
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A coal scuttle.
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A receptacle for carrying coal.
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Origin of hod

  • Perhaps alteration of dialectal hot from Middle English pannier from Old French hotte of Germanic origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Alteration of Middle English hott (“pannier”), from Old French hotte, from Frankish *hotta (“basket”).

    From Wiktionary