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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.
References in classic literature ?
To learn and discern of his brother the clod, Of his brother the brute, and his brother the God.
Both the god and the clod schools erred, in Martin's estimation, and erred through too great singleness of sight and purpose.
To crawl is piggish; but to not crawl, to be as the clod and rock, is loathsome to contemplate.
Having to face alone his own fields, he felt the inferiority of man who passes away before the clod that remains.
Hence as Tess stirred the clods and sang her foolish little songs with scarce now a hope that Clare would ever hear them, she did not for a long time notice the person who worked nearest to her--a man in a long smockfrock who, she found, was forking the same plot as herself, and whom she supposed her father had sent there to advance the work.
She turned, and desperately resumed her digging, tears dripping upon the fork-handle and upon the clods.
"Well, mind you crumble up the clods," said Levin, going towards his horse, "and keep an eye on Mishka.
Since CD11b and Gr-1 are both commonly expressed on cancer-associated myeloid suppressor cells (MDSC; [30, 38, 39]), lung-purified [Gr-1.sup.+] myeloid cells from the Clod Lipo or Lipo-treated bleomycin model at day 5 after bleomycin were analyzed for the expression of several MDSC markers.
The most common procedure used to measure [rho] is the clod method (Blake and Hartge 1986), in which a dry clod of a known weight is coated with a water-repellent substance and the sample is weighed in water.
During the first step, fragipan fragmentation occurs with the dispersive action of Na in high SSR solutions, increased capillary rise within the clod matrix, and a swelling pressure buildup that increases shearing stress and causes the rupture of the clod into several fragments [44, 45, 58].
It wasn't long before the clod carrier was gardening for the thinker."
ONCE upon a time, he was Rod the Mod...now he's Rod the Clod, judging by this stumble on a family trip to the beach.
These mysterious women are part of The Clod Ensemble and they appearing in Coventry for the Fierce arts festival.
Fierce treats: Left, the Whoopee Club in synchronised swimming in Oldbury' Right, The Clod Ensemble floods Coventry with Red Ladies' Salon Adrienne offers haircuts and soul-baring' Kazuko Hohki finds evidence for the existence of Borrowers.
Kiehl (1979) and van Remortel and Shields (1993) explain that soil bulk densities obtained by the PS method are, in general, higher than those evaluated by the VR method, due to the penetration of some paraffin into the pores of the clod, causing a reduction of the measured volume.