[syn: chew, chaw, cud, quid, plug, wad]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Cud \Cud\ (k[u^]d), n. [AS. cudu, cwudu,cwidu,cweodo, of
uncertain origin; cf, G. k["o]der bait, Icel. kvi[eth]r womb,
Goth. qi[thorn]us. Cf. Quid.]
1. That portion of food which is brought up into the mouth by
ruminating animals from their first stomach, to be chewed
a second time.
Whatsoever parteth the hoof, and is cloven-footed,
and cheweth the cud, among the beasts, that shall ye
eat. --Levit. xi. 3
2. A portion of tobacco held in the mouth and chewed; a quid.
3. The first stomach of ruminating beasts. --Crabb.
To chew the cud, to ruminate; to meditate; used with of;
as, to chew the cud of bitter memories.
Chewed the thrice turned cud of wrath. --Tennyson.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: food of a ruminant regurgitated to be chewed again [syn:
cud, rechewed food]
2: a wad of something chewable as tobacco [syn: chew, chaw,
cud, quid, plug, wad]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
26 Moby Thesaurus words for "cud":
bite, bolus, cavendish, champ, chaw, chew, chewing tobacco, chomp,
cut plug, eating tobacco, fid, gnash, gob, morsel, mouthful, munch,
navy, navy plug, nibble, nip, pigtail, quid, snap, swallow,
tobacco juice, twist
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