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English definition of “clod”

clod

noun [C] uk   /klɒd/ us    /klɑːd/

clod noun [C] (SOIL)

a piece of soil or clay: Their hoofs threw up clods of earth as they galloped across the field.Masses and large amounts of things

clod noun [C] (PERSON)

old-fashioned a stupid person: Don't be such a clod!Stupid and silly people
(Definition of clod from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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