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pay (for something) COD

To pay for a purchase when it is delivered as opposed to in advance at the time of ordering ("COD" being an initialism of "cash/collect on delivery"). I always prefer to pay COD so I can inspect my order before handing over any money. If you do not have a credit card when ordering online or over the phone, you can arrange to pay for your purchase COD.
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send (something) COD

To dispatch something to a recipient who must pay for it upon delivery. "COD" is an initialism of "cash/collect on delivery." All our products are sent COD, so please be sure to have cash ready when your item arrives. I asked them to send the furniture COD so I could inspect it before handing over any money.
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