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sod

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Singular
sod

Plural
sods

Rolls of sod
  1. (countable); (mainly British); (slang) A sod is somebody you don't like, usually a man.
    I'm not having these silly old sods coming to the party. No way!
    Shut up. You little sod.
  2. (countable); (mainly British); (slang) A sod is a person, usually a man.
    He's not had much sleep though, poor sod.
  3. (uncountable) Sod is a layer of earth with grass growing in it.
    By the time I came along there was little of such unturned prairie sod In Falrweather Township.
    We encourage residents to conserve water by planting ground covers instead of laying sod.

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Plain form
sod

Third-person singular
sods

Past tense
sodded

Past participle
sodded

Present participle
sodding

  1. (transitive & intransitive); (mainly British); (slang) You use sod to show you're not happy about something.
    I looked at the clock, it said twenty to eight, I thought, "sod it! I ain't getting up."
    Who are you to tell me to sod off, you little bastard?