Quod meaning

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Quod is British slang for jail.

An example of quod is where convicted criminals go if they’re caught in London.

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(brit., slang) Prison; jail.
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(countable) A quadrangle or court, as of a prison; a prison.
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(uncountable, Australia, slang) Confinement in a prison.
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1563, John Foxe, Actes and Monuments, 1868, The Church Historians of England: Reformation Period, Volume 8, Part 1, page 422,

“Why," quod her friend, “would ye not willingly have gone with your company, if God should so have suffered it?"

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1908, James Gairdner, Lollardy and the Reformation in England: An Historical Survey, 2010, Cambridge University Press, page 416,

“And therefore I have granted to their request," quod the King; [...] .

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Origin of quod

  • First attested circa 1700. Origin unknown.

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