pod

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See also: POD, pod-, pód, po'd, PO'd, -pod, and -pód

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English *pod ("seed-pod, husk, shell"; attested in pod-ware (legume seed; seed grain)), possibly from Old English pād (an outer garment, covering, coat, cloak), from Proto-Germanic *paidō (coat, smock, shirt), from Proto-Indo-European *baiteh₂- (woolen clothes). Cognate with Old Saxon pēda (skirt), German dialectal Pfeid, Pfeit (shirt), Gothic 𐍀𐌰𐌹𐌳𐌰 (paida, mantle, skirt), Albanian petk (gown, garment, dress, suit), Ancient Greek βαίτη (baítē, goat-skin, fur-coat, tent).

Pronunciation[edit]

Rhymes: -ɒd

Noun[edit]

pod (plural pods)

  1. (botany) A seed case for legumes (e.g. peas, beans, peppers)
    Synonyms: capsule, case, container, hull, husk, shell, vessel
  2. A small vehicle, especially used in emergency situations.
  3. (obsolete, Britain, dialectal) A bag; a pouch.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Tusser to this entry?)
  4. (collective, zoology) A group of whales, dolphins, seals, porpoises or hippopotami.
    Synonym: gam
  5. A small section of a larger office, compartmentalised for a specific purpose.

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Verb[edit]

pod (third-person singular simple present pods, present participle podding, simple past and past participle podded)

  1. (intransitive) To bear or produce pods
    • 1849, Herman Melville, Mardi, and a Voyage Thither:
      Wherefore it was, that many ignorant Mardians, who had not pushed their investigations into the science of physiology, sagely divined, that the Tapparians must have podded into life like peas, instead of being otherwise indebted for their existence.
    • 1939, Leonard Alfred George Strong, The Open Sky, page 64:
      David looked seawards along the river. He stared, rubbed his eyes, and stared again. One of the rocks seemed to have podded into something swollen, black and smooth.
    • 2012, Deborah Moggach, You Must Be Sisters, →ISBN, page 219:
      In the herbaceous border many flowers had seeded and podded; spears of them, brown, now rose up behind the mauve blur of the michaelmas daisies.
  2. (transitive) To remove peas from their case.
  3. (transitive, intransitive) To put into a pod or to enter a pod.
    • 1955, Military Review - Volume 35, Issue 9, page 81:
      Thus the torpedoes will have to be stored internally or be podded into streamline containers.
    • 1957, Aviation Week - Volume 66, page 23:
      Lycoming is working on a twin T53 or T55 turboprop installation whereby two engines would be podded together to drive a single propeller.
    • 2004, Yefim Gordon & ‎Dmitriy Komissarov, Antonov An-12 Cub, page 90:
      One, called An- 12BZ-2, was a single-point hose-and- drogue tanker similar to the RAF's Lockheed C-130K Hercules C.1K, except that the hose drum unit was podded, not built in.
    • 2006, Journal of the British Interplanetary Society - Volume 59, page 130:
      This was to be achieved by increasing the number of Lotarev D-18T engines to 8 by podding the inboard pylons on each side to take two engines (see Fig. 7).
    • 2011, Roger Cliff, ‎Chad J. R. Ohlandt, & ‎David Yang, Ready for Takeoff: China's Advancing Aerospace Industry, →ISBN:
      In June 2009, the company opened another facility in Tianjin to provide nacelle and thrust-reverser MRO services and to support engine buildup and podding work for the new Airbus A320 assembly line in the same city.
    • 2012, Gabriel Blue Melchizedek, The Alienvirus, →ISBN:
      Then i was podded by a buddie of mine, working the burrough next to mine, all humans had a blue rabbit glow around them and seemed to sleep walk out of the burrough out in to a field while a sound like; ta-ta-dah-taaa, sounded continously, where they waited while looking up in the sky.
  4. (intransitive) To swell or fill.

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Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pod

Adverb[edit]

pod

  1. (focus) also; too
  2. (after a negative) either

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *podъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pot/
  • (file)

Preposition[edit]

pod + instrumental

  1. below

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Preposition[edit]

pod

  1. superseded spelling of pód.

Polish[edit]

pod

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *podъ, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂po + dʰh₁-o-

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Preposition[edit]

pod

  1. (+ instrumental) below, beneath, under, underneath (denotes location)
    pod ziemią — underground
  2. (+ accusative) below, beneath, under, underneath (denotes movement)
  3. (+ accusative) against
    pod wiatr - against the wind
    Nie płyń pod prąd! - Don't swim against the current!

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Further reading[edit]

  • pod in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *podъ.

Noun[edit]

pod n (plural poduri)

  1. bridge
  2. attic

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *podъ.

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Noun[edit]

pȍd m (Cyrillic spelling по̏д)

  1. floor
    pasti na podto fall to the floor
  2. ground
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *podъ.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (enclitic pronominal form): poda

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Preposition[edit]

pȍd (Cyrillic spelling по̏д)

  1. (+ accusative case) under, beneath (with change of position, answering the question kùda)
    s(j)ela je pod stabloshe sat down under the tree
    pao je pod vlakhe fell under the train
  2. (+ instrumental case) under, beneath (stationary, answering the question gdjȅ/gdȅ)
    ona s(j)edi pod stablomshe is sitting under the tree
    pod suncemunder the sun
  3. (+ instrumental case) under, beneath (being in a particular condition)
    biti pod sumnjomto be under suspicion
    biti pod pritiskomto be under pressure
    biti pod dojmomto be under impression
    pod oružjemunder arms
    biti pod nadzoromto be under supervision/surveillance
    biti pod nečijom zaštitomto be under someone's protection
    biti pod naglaskomto be accented (stressed), to be under the accent (stress)
    pisati pod pseudonimomto write under the pen name, pseudonymously
    biti pod zakletvomto be under oath
  4. (+ accusative case) near, toward, in (temporal, with nouns denoting a final temporal segment)
    pod jesentoward fall
    pod krajnear the end
    pod starostin one's old age
  5. (+ instrumental case) during (temporal)
    pod odmoromduring the (school) break
    pod pauzomduring the (job) break
    pod satomduring the (school) lesson
    pod vladavinomduring the reign of
  6. (+ accusative case) as, instead of, in lieu of
    pokušati prodati mrkvu pod rotkvuto try selling carrot as radish
  7. miscellaneous idiomatic meanings
    to je pod moranjethat is obligatory
    baciti pod nogeto reject, throw away
    nebu pod oblakefar away
    pod uv(j)etom/uslovom daunder the condition of, on the condition that
    pod izgovoromunder the pretext
    pod Zagrebomnear Zagreb
    pod Velebitomat the foot of Velebit, on the foothills of Velebit
    pod korovomcovered/overgrown with weed
    ništa pod (milim) bogomabsolutely nothing
    pod kontrolom (with genitive)under the control (of)
    pod tim(e) mislimby that I mean
    biti pod antibioticimato be on antibiotics
    pod pravim kutomperpendicular

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Slovak[edit]

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Preposition[edit]

pod + instrumental

  1. below

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Slovene[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pòd m inan (genitive pôda, nominative plural pôdi)

  1. floor (lower part of a room)

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Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

pod (plural pods)

  1. apple

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