- the “poor brethren” of the Charter House. In _The Newcomes_, Thackeray writes, “The Cistercian lads call these old gentlemen CODDS; I know not wherefore.” A probable abbreviation of CODGER.
More About coddsPosition in the dictionary: 715 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: codger, coffee-shop, cog, cogged, coin, cold blood, cold coffee, cold cook, cold meat, cold meat train
Previous words in the dictionary: coddam, cod, cocum, cocoa-nut, cocky, cocksure, cockshy, cocks, cockney, cockles