cod's head

cod's head
1) the head of a cod (Gadus morhua) used as fertiliser or the fleshy part eaten as a delicacy (Newfoundland). See also codhead
2) a type of woollen mitten (Newfoundland)
3) a stupid fellow (English slang)

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