clod / klɒd /


clod 的定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. a lump or mass, especially of earth or clay.
  2. a stupid person; blockhead; dolt.
  3. earth; soil.
  4. something of lesser dignity or value, as the body as contrasted with the soul: this corporeal clod.
  5. a part of a shoulder of beef.

clod 近义词

n. 名词 noun

stupid person


  1. Eventually, the carbon that was once a leaf can become trapped in clods of earth.
  2. One teenager recalled seeing  a boy his age pitch a clod of dirt at a mounted [Union] officer.
  3. The News of the World and the Mirror both went with the punnier, " Hand of Clod."
  4. Darling, don't you see—it's because you aren't a clod, because you're sensitive and imaginative that you experience fear.
  5. The asphaltus is a clod of earth, liquefied by heat; the air forces it to the surface, where it spreads itself.
  6. Go over it again and again until not a lump or clod remains in it.
  7. Do I not daily curse this weak, lust-loving clod of flesh that holdeth prisoner a mind that at least once dreamed noble dreams?
  8. "I won't become a clod-hopper," I exclaimed, seeing the dreary, endless monotony of such a life.