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

  Clod \Clod\ (kl[o^]d), v. i.
     To collect into clods, or into a thick mass; to coagulate; to
     clot; as, clodded gore. See Clot.
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           Clodded in lumps of clay.                --G. Fletcher.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clod \Clod\, v. t.
     1. To pelt with clods. --Jonson.
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     2. To throw violently; to hurl. [Scot.] --Sir W. Scott.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clod \Clod\ (kl[o^]d), n. [OE. clodde, latter form of clot. See
     Clot.]
     1. A lump or mass, especially of earth, turf, or clay. "Clods
        of a slimy substance." --Carew. "Clods of iron and brass."
        --Milton. "Clods of blood." --E. Fairfax.
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              The earth that casteth up from the plow a great
              clod, is not so good as that which casteth up a
              smaller clod.                         --Bacon.
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     2. The ground; the earth; a spot of earth or turf.
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              The clod
              Where once their sultan's horse has trod. --Swift.
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     3. That which is earthy and of little relative value, as the
        body of man in comparison with the soul.
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              This cold clod of clay which we carry about with us.
                                                    --T. Burnet.
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     4. A dull, gross, stupid fellow; a dolt --Dryden.
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     5. A part of the shoulder of a beef creature, or of the neck
        piece near the shoulder. See Illust. of Beef.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  clod
      n 1: a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
           [syn: ball, clod, glob, lump, clump, chunk]
      2: an awkward stupid person [syn: lout, clod, stumblebum,
         goon, oaf, lubber, lummox, lump, gawk]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  164 Moby Thesaurus words for "clod":
     Boeotian, Chateaubriand, Neanderthal, acres, alluvion, alluvium,
     anatomy, arable land, ass, batch, blade roast, block, blockhead,
     blunderer, blunderhead, body, bones, boob, boor, botcher, breast,
     brisket, bucolic, bulk, bumbler, bumpkin, bungler, carcass, chuck,
     chuck roast, chump, chunk, clay, clodhopper, clodknocker, clot,
     clown, clump, cold cuts, corpus, country bumpkin, crust, dimwit,
     dirt, dolt, donkey, dope, dry land, dullard, dumb cluck, dumbbell,
     dummy, dunce, dust, earth, farmer, figure, filet mignon, flank,
     flesh, fool, form, frame, freehold, fumbler, gawk, gawky, glebe,
     gob, gowk, grassland, ground, hayseed, hick, hillbilly, hulk,
     hunch, hunk, idiot, jerk, jobbernowl, klutz, knuckle, lackwit,
     lamebrain, land, landholdings, lightweight, lithosphere, loaf,
     loin, looby, loon, lout, lubber, lummox, lump, marginal land, marl,
     mass, material body, mold, niais, nincompoop, ninny, ninnyhammer,
     nitwit, noddy, nugget, oaf, ox, pat, person, physical body,
     physique, plate, plate piece, pot roast, put, quantity, rack,
     real estate, real property, region, regolith, rib roast, ribs,
     roast, rolled roast, round, rube, rump, rump roast, rustic, saddle,
     shank, short ribs, shoulder, shoulder clod, simpleton, sirloin,
     slouch, slubberer, sod, soil, soma, stupid, subaerial deposit,
     subsoil, tenderloin, terra, terra firma, terrain, territory,
     the country, thickwit, topsoil, torso, trunk, vegetable, wad,
     witling, woodland, yokel
  
  

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