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 for Sod
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Seethed({Sod">Seethe \Seethe\, v. t. [imp. Seethed({Sod, obs.); p. p.
     Seethed, Sodden; p. pr. & vb. n. Seething.] [OE.
     sethen, AS. se['o]?an; akin to D. sieden, OHG. siodan, G.
     sieden, Icel. sj??a, Sw. sjuda, Dan. syde, Goth. saubs a
     burnt offering. Cf. Sod, n., Sodden, Suds.]
     To decoct or prepare for food in hot liquid; to boil; as, to
     seethe flesh. [Written also seeth.]
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           Set on the great pot, and seethe pottage for the sons
           of the prophets.                         --2 Kings iv.
                                                    38.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sod \Sod\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sodden; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Sodding.]
     To cover with sod; to turf.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sod \Sod\, n. (Zool.)
     The rock dove. [Prov. Eng.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sod \Sod\, n. [Akin to LG. sode, D. zode, OD. sode, soode,
     OFries. satha, and E. seethe. So named from its sodden state
     in wet weather. See Seethe.]
     That stratum of the surface of the soil which is filled with
     the roots of grass, or any portion of that surface; turf;
     sward.
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           She there shall dress a sweeter sod
           Than Fancy's feet have ever trod.        --Collins.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sod \Sod\, obs.
     imp. of Seethe.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sod
      n 1: surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass
           roots [syn: turf, sod, sward, greensward]
      2: an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of superoxide into
         hydrogen peroxide and oxygen; "oxygen free radicals are
         normally removed in our bodies by the superoxide dismutase
         enzymes" [syn: superoxide dismutase, SOD]
      3: someone who engages in anal copulation (especially a male who
         engages in anal copulation with another male) [syn:
         sodomite, sodomist, sod, bugger]
      4: an informal British term for a youth or man; "the poor sod
         couldn't even buy a drink"
      v 1: cover with sod

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  48 Moby Thesaurus words for "sod":
     acres, alluvion, alluvium, arable land, bugger, clay, clod, crust,
     cur, dirt, divot, dog, dry land, dust, earth, freehold, glebe,
     grassland, greensward, ground, land, landholdings, lithosphere,
     louse, marginal land, marl, mold, puke, real estate, real property,
     region, regolith, scum, skunk, snake, soil, subaerial deposit,
     subsoil, sward, terra, terra firma, terrain, territory,
     the country, topsoil, turf, woodland, wretch
  
  

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