peasecod

peasecod

[peez-kod]
noun
1.
the pod of the pea.
2.
the front of a 16th-century doublet, quilted or stuffed to form a pointed bulge over the stomach and abdomen.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English pesecodde. See pease, cod2

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peasecod or peascod (ˈpiːzˌkɒd)
 
n
archaic the pod of a pea plant
 
[C14: from pease + cod²]
 
peascod or peascod
 
n
 
[C14: from pease + cod²]

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