clodpoll


clodpoll
n. sl. = CLOD 2.

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun also clodpole \\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ (-s)
Etymology: clod (I) (lump) + poll (head) or pole, alteration of poll

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/klod"pohl'/, n. Archaic.
a stupid person; blockhead.
[1595-1605; CLOD + POLL1]

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clodˈpoll, clodˈpole or clodˈpate noun
A stupid fellow, a bumpkin
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Main Entry:clod

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Clodpoll — Clod poll , n. [Clod + poll head.] A stupid fellow; a dolt. [Written also {clodpole}.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clodpoll — [kläd′pōl΄] n. [ CLOD + POLL] a stupid or foolish person; blockhead: also sp. clodpole …   English World dictionary

  • Clodpoll — Archaic term for a stupid person. That new guy is a clodpoll …   Dictionary of american slang

  • clodpoll — or clodpole noun Date: 1601 blockhead …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • clodpoll — /klod pohl /, n. Archaic. a stupid person; blockhead. [1595 1605; CLOD + POLL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • clodpoll — n. blockhead; dolt; stupid person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clodpoll — n. Simpleton, fool. See dunce …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • clodpoll —    See dunce …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • clodpole — Clodpoll Clod poll , n. [Clod + poll head.] A stupid fellow; a dolt. [Written also {clodpole}.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clotpoll — ˈklätˌpōl noun Etymology: by alteration : clodpoll * * * clotˈpoll noun (Shakespeare) A clodpoll, a blockhead • • • Main Entry: ↑clot …   Useful english dictionary


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