Definition of Peasecod

1. Noun. Husk of a pea; edible in some garden peas.

Exact synonyms: Pea Pod
Group relationships: Pea
Generic synonyms: Cod, Pod, Seedcase



Definition of Peasecod

1. a pea pod [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peasecod

peasant blouse
peasant revolt
peasant revolts
peasant shirt
peasanthood
peasantlike
peasantly
peasantries
peasantry
peasants
peasanty
peascod
peascods
pease
pease pudding
peasecod (current term)
peasecods
peased
peasen
peases
peashooter
peashooters
peasing
peasized
peason
peasouper
peasoupers
peastone
peastones
peasweep

Literary usage of Peasecod

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1. Transactions (1874)
"His recumbent effigy represents him bare-headed, with a ruff round his neck, in a breastplate of the peasecod fashion; his lower arms are protected by ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... and the "peasecod" (bulging in an outward taper till nearer the bottom when it recedes sharply to the waist line) .belong to this period. ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"... ns A peasecod ; a tqaa, or short fat person. 7,. SWADDLE, (swod'-dl) ea To nr»n», to bind in clothes, generally used of baling new-born children. ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1833)
"... and the cow's dugs that her pretty chop'd hands had milk'd ; and I remember the wooing of a peasecod instead of her; from whom I took two cods, and, ..."

5. The Church History of Britain: From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, John Sherren Brewer (1845)
"And at the great gate a party of horse, commanded by major Harrison, were drawn up in the market-place and peasecod-street end, who followed ..."

6. Archaeologia, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity by Society of Antiquaries of London (1821)
"... Doublets of his time " long peasecod bellied Doublets," and thus speaks of them: " When we wore short-waisted Doublets, and but a little lower than our ..."

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