Scrode
Scrod Scrod, Scrode Scrode, n. A young codfish, especially when cut open on the back and dressed. [Written also {escrod}.] [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster]

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  • escrod — Scrod Scrod, Scrode Scrode, n. A young codfish, especially when cut open on the back and dressed. [Written also {escrod}.] [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scrod — Scrod, Scrode Scrode, n. A young codfish, especially when cut open on the back and dressed. [Written also {escrod}.] [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scrod — 1841, young cod, split and fried or boiled, possibly from Du. schrood piece cut off, from M.Du. scrode shred (Cf. O.E. screade, see SHRED (Cf. shred)). If this is the origin, the notion is probably of fish cut into pieces for drying or cooking. A …   Etymology dictionary

  • scrod — /skrɒd/ (say skrod) noun US a young codfish, especially one that is split for cooking. {? from Middle Dutch scrōde shred} …   Australian English dictionary

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