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clod

One who is regarded as stupid, boorish, and bumbling. Of course that clod knocked over the whole display after being here just five minutes!

clodhopper

1. A large shoe. I can't wear those clodhoppers—I'll look like a clown!
2. One who is regarded as stupid, boorish, and bumbling. Of course that clodhopper knocked over the whole display after being here just five minutes!

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.

clodhopper

1. n. a big shoe. Wipe the mud off those clodhoppers before you come in here.
2. n. a stupid person; a rural oaf. You don’t know it, but that clodhopper is worth about two million bucks.
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After many years, and too many pranks, Yugen becomes convinced that Clod is tainted by the evil slowly infiltrating the Kingdom of Pag.
To investigate the role of [Gr-1.sup.+] myeloid cells in lung fibrosis, groups of mice were treated with Clod Lipo at D-1 or 14 days after (i.e., D+14) bleomycin challenge and whole lung samples were analyzed at day 21 after bleomycin.
Taconet O, Ciarletti V (2010) A contour-based approach for clods identification and characterization on a soil surface.
The fragipan resistance to degradation was evaluated with slaking experiments of undisturbed fragipan clods immersed in solution extracts from amendment or cover crop biomass materials.
Ahmad Shah Samay, a paediatrician at the Samangan provincial hospital, says anyone who eats clod, charcoal or stone would face serious health problems.
It takes into account explicitly the interaction between tillage tool and soil in three phases: (1) drag, when the soil is in contact with instrument; (2) jump, when the soil loses contact with the tool and is ejected; and (3) rolling, when the clods roll in relatively close contact with the soil surface.
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There are methods that consider large volumes, such as neutron-gamma surface gauges, 20-40 times larger than others such as the VR or PS clod methods.
This collection combines humor and learning as it describes various real-life holidays, as well as holidays of the author's own creation--such as "Lost-Tooth Day" and "Up-Is-Down Day." Dean Koontz creates memorable rhymes and interesting characters, like "Robbie the Rhino" and "Rod Clod." Koontz travels the world exploring "Diwali," "Kwanzaa," "Cinco de Mayo," and many other celebrations.
It set me thinking that the word cloud must be related to clod, and this sent me scurrying to my Shorter OED to unravel the mystery.
The British slang Clod roll," "naft," "pofaced") may confuse a few readers, but it's not necessary to have read the others in the series to enjoy this title, and many girls will be able to relate to Ellie's woes.
At such moments, when the clod at the altar forgot to ring the bells, or brought the wrong cruet, or knelt there like a stone when he should have been liquiding around the altar in a flutter of surplice sleeves, I closed my eyes in shame and in memory, for my rookie year was a litany of errors too long to list, and my graduation from rookie to veteran was a source of great pride to me.
In 1970 the movie Clod Journey, starring Buckley Petawabano and Johnny Yesno, told the story of a teenage student who ran away from a northern boarding school and was found dead of exposure.
Looking down, he saw that he had dislodged what seemed to be a heavy clod of earth.
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