codhead

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cod + head, owing to the prevalence of fishing in the area of North Shields and Grimsby.

Noun[edit]

codhead (plural codheads)

  1. (Geordie, humorous) Person from North Shields a town in the northeast of England.
  2. (UK) A person from Hull a fishing town in the north of England.
  3. (UK) A person from Whitby, a town in the northeast of England.
  4. (UK) A person from Fleetwood, a town in the northwest of Lancashire.