tod

Tod \Tod\ (t[o^]d), n. [Akin to D. todde a rag, G. zotte shag, rag, a tuft of hair, Icel. toddi a piece of a thing, a tod of wool.] 1. A bush; a thick shrub; a bushy clump. [R.] ``An ivy todde.'' --Spenser. [1913 Webster] The ivy tod is heavy with snow. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2. An old weight used in weighing wool, being usually twenty-eight pounds. [1913 Webster] 3. A fox; -- probably so named from its bushy tail. [1913 Webster] The wolf, the tod, the brock. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] {Tod stove}, a close stove adapted for burning small round wood, twigs, etc. [U. S.] --Knight. [1913 Webster]