peasecod
or peascod noun Etymology: Middle English pesecod, from pese + cod bag, husk — more at codpiece Date: 14th century a pea pod

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  • peasecod — or peascod [pēz′käd΄] n. [ME pesecod: see PEASE & COD2] Archaic the pod of the pea plant …   English World dictionary

  • peasecod — /peez kod /, n. 1. the pod of the pea. 2. the front of a 16th century doublet, quilted or stuffed to form a pointed bulge over the stomach and abdomen. [1325 75; ME pesecodde. See PEASE, COD2] * * * …   Universalium

  • peasecod — pease•cod [[t]ˈpizˌkɒd[/t]] n. archaic pln the pod of the pea • Etymology: 1325–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • peasecod — /ˈpizkɒd/ (say peezkod) noun the pod of the pea. Also, peascod. {Middle English; from pease + cod2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • peasecod — noun husk of a pea; edible in some garden peas • Syn: ↑pea pod • Hypernyms: ↑pod, ↑cod, ↑seedcase • Part Holonyms: ↑pea …   Useful english dictionary

  • peasecod-cuirass — peaseˈcod cuirassˈ noun A cuirass shaped like the peasecod bellied doublet • • • Main Entry: ↑pease …   Useful english dictionary

  • peasecod breastplate — Armor. a breastplate having a long central ridge terminating in a raised area overhanging the waistline. * * * …   Universalium

  • Peasecod Street —    See Prescott Street …   Dictionary of London

  • peasecod breastplate — Armor. a breastplate having a long central ridge terminating in a raised area overhanging the waistline …   Useful english dictionary

  • peasecod-bellied — peaseˈcod bellˈied adjective (of a doublet) peaked downwards in front • • • Main Entry: ↑pease …   Useful english dictionary

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