Codling Cod"ling, n. [Dim. of cod the fish.] (Zo["o]l.) A young cod; also, a hake. [1913 Webster]

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  • codling — codling1 [käd′liŋ] n. pl. codling or codlings 1. a young cod 2. HAKE codling2 [käd′linkäd′liŋ] n. [earlier querdling, altered (infl. by suffix LING1) < Anglo Fr …   English World dictionary

  • Codling — Codlin Cod lin, Codling Cod ling, n. [Cf. AS. cod[ae]ppel a quince.] (a) An apple fit to stew or coddle. (b) An immature apple. [1913 Webster] A codling when t is almost an apple. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Codling moth} (Zo[ o]l.), a small moth… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • codling — Hake Hake, n. [Also {haak}.] [Akin to Norweg. hakefisk, lit., hook fish, Prov. E. hake hook, G. hecht pike. See {Hook}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of marine gadoid fishes, of the genera {Phycis}, {Merlucius}, and allies. The common… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Codling — This interesting surname derives from the old French ceur de lion meaning lion heart and would have originated as a nickname for a brave man, or ironically for an exceptionally timorous one. The surname is first recorded in the mid 16th Century… …   Surnames reference

  • codling — atlantinė menkė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Gadus morhua morhua angl. Atlantic cod; codling rus. атлантическая треска ryšiai: platesnis terminas – menkės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • codling — I. noun Date: 13th century 1. a young cod 2. any of several hakes (especially genus Urophycis) II. noun or codlin Etymology: alteration of Middle English querdlyng Date: 15th century a small immature apple; also any of sever …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • codling — a small cod. See also codlin …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • codling — codling1 /kod ling/, n. 1. Brit. any of several varieties of elongated apples, used for cooking purposes. 2. an unripe, half grown apple. Also, codlin /kod lin/. [1400 50; late ME querdling, equiv. to querd (of obscure orig.) + ling LING1]… …   Universalium

  • codling — noun a) a small, immature apple b) any of various greenish, elongated English apple varieties, used for cooking …   Wiktionary

  • codling — cod·ling || kÉ’dlɪŋ n. young fish; young codfish; small variety of apple; unripe apple …   English contemporary dictionary

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