codlin
noun see codling II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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 ({Carpocapsa …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • Codlin — This interesting surname has two distinct possible origins. Firstly, it may be a diminutive of Codd, itself being a metonymic occupational name, either for a maker of purses and bags, deriving from the Old English pre 7th Century cod meaning bag …   Surnames reference

  • codlin — n. small variety of apple (used for cooking); unripe apple …   English contemporary dictionary

  • codlin — noun see codling II …   Useful english dictionary

  • codlin moth — noun a small grey moth whose larvae live in apples and English walnuts • Syn: ↑codling moth, ↑Carpocapsa pomonella • Hypernyms: ↑tortricid, ↑tortricid moth • Member Holonyms: ↑Carpocapsa, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sinkler-codlin — a cod with a large head and small or lean body (Scottish dialect). See also shingler …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Carpocapsa Pomonella — 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 — 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 moth — 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

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