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C.O.D.

Commerce
1.
cash, or collect, on delivery (payment to be made when delivered to the purchaser).
Also, c.o.d.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism
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abbreviation of cash on delivery, 1859, originally American English.

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