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clod

n. a stupid and oafish person. (Usually refers to a male. Widely known. Usually objectionable.) Don’t be such a clod! Put on your tie, and let’s go.
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Beeson's buffet produced no effect, and after a moment's pause, during which the wind thundered in the chimney like the sound of clods upon a coffin, he resumed:
He pelted her with clods and rocks, but she swam steadily on till she got the stick of "giant" in her mouth, when she whirled about and headed for shore.
The earth in the cart, with which the seed was mixed, was not crushed to powder, but crusted together or adhering in clods.
He watched how Mishka strode along, swinging the huge clods of earth that clung to each foot; and getting off his horse, he took the sieve from Vassily and started sowing himself.
Well, mind you crumble up the clods," said Levin, going towards his horse, "and keep an eye on Mishka.
Using the latest infrared technology built into its optical scanning system, the AGRISEP detects clods, stones, wood or other inorganic material mixed up with crops during the harvesting process.
A ninnau yno, oesau'r rhod, Fel disglair haul yn byw, Ni dderfydd byth ddyrchafu clod A mawl i'n Harglwydd Dduw.
Mae'r cynllun yn cydnabod arferion da yn 61 tair lefel: Clod Uchel, Clod a Thystysgrif Cydnabyddiaeth.
MAE cyfres newydd yn dechrau ar S4C, sy'n rhoi cyfle i bobl enwebu unigolion sy'n haeddu clod a sylw am resymau arbennig.
Pob clod hefyd am fynd ati i drefnu'r caneuon a'r alawon mor gelfydd - yn gyfoes a ffres, gan ddefnyddio 'syncopation' i amrywio'r darnau, ac eto'n dal yn driw i'r traddodiad.
Mae e wedi derbyn clod yn y West End ac am gynyrchiadau teithiol megis: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers; South Pacific, Cabaret, The Comedy of Errors, Blood Brothers, Jesus Christ Superstar, Edward II, a Me andMy Girl.
PC CLOD has been busy again, as usual in North Wales, where the cops fined two teenage girls for drawing on the pavement.
Gyda'r cyflwynydd Catrin Beard yn cadeirio, caiff dau sydd wedi bod yn flaenllaw yn eu clod a'u beirniadaeth o'r gyfres gyfle i drafod a dadlau wyneb-ynwyneb.
It wasn't long before the clod carrier was gardening for the thinker.
Bu Geroge Borrow yn canu clod Cymru yn ei lyfr, Wild Wales, a gyhoeddwyd ym 1862 - ond pa effaith mae traddodiad y Gymru brydferth yn cael ar y gymdeithas gyfoes?