Green’s Dictionary of Slang

cod n.3

[SE cod, a bag; thus early 16C SE cod, the scrotum, which itself, despite Grose’s citations, is only slang in pl., i.e. cods n.1 (1)]

1. (also cod-root, codshead) the penis.

[UK]J. Russell Boke of Nuture in Furnivall (E.E.T.S.) 135: Put not youre handes in youre hosen youre codware* for to clawe (*Codde, of mannys pryute (preuy membris).
[[UK]J. Withals Dictionarie in Eng. and Latine ‘Parts of the bodie’ U: The coddes, scortum [sic]].
H. Neville Newes from the New Exchange 3: [S]he was put in the Tower, where she now pines away for want of fresh-Cod, and knoweth not which way to lead her Nags to water, since the State hath cut off all her pipes of intelligence.
Mennis & Smith et al. ‘Long Vacation’ Wit and Drollery 82: He deriv’d had been, / From Cod of King and nock of Queen. [Ibid.] ‘On the Praise of Fat Men’ 91: In Winter morning you might catch Her hand on Cod, he finging Notch. Thus they do keep their fingers warm.
[Ire]Head Canting Academy 163: Citizens wives ... Though they love flesh better than fish, . . . feed ... at Night upon Codshead.
[UK]Morris et al. Festival of Anacreon Pt II 74: Let us put our commodities now both together; My cod and your ling.
[UK]‘Bumper Allnight. Esquire’ Honest Fellow 8: She ask’d him a question so odd, / [...] / And cry’d while she tickl’d his cod.
[UK] ‘Toasts & Sentiments’ Rambler’s Flash Songster 48: May the ladies always find plenty of fresh cod in the market.
[UK] ‘The Fishmonger!’ Nobby Songster 36: I’m the chap with my slap up – / Cod, that is so stiff and fresh.
[UK] ‘Tim Finigan Wakes’ Rakish Rhymer (1917) 90: And nightly he gave her a taste of his cod.
[UK]‘Walter’ My Secret Life (1966) III 632: I fell back, and pulled balls and cod well out of my trowsers.
[US] in Randolph & Legman Ozark Folksongs and Folklore (1992) I 161: When I was young and in my prime, / I could git a little bit ’most any time, / But now I’m old an’ my cod’s grown cold, / An’ I couldn’ git a bit to save my soul.
[US](con. a.1905) in Randolph & Legman Ozark Folksongs and Folklore (1992) II 666: When a man gets old his cod gets cold.
[NZ]P. Wilson N.Z. Jack 135: ‘Ah,’ she said, and continued to grin warmly at me [...] ‘You’ve got a hot cod.’.
[WI]M. Thelwell Harder They Come 229: Him long cod hang almost to him knee.
[UK] Louis Slipperz ‘UK Warriors’ 🎵 I feel my cod-root twitch.

2. money; thus lusty cod n.

implied in lusty cod n.
[UK]B.E. Dict. Canting Crew n.p.: Cod a good sum of Money.
[UK]New Canting Dict.
[UK]Bailey Universal Etym. Eng. Dict.
[UK]Grose Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue n.p.: Cod, a cod of money, a good sum of money.
[UK]Lex. Balatronicum.
[UK]Egan Grose’s Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue.

3. a purse.

[UK]Rochester ‘Song’ in Vieth Complete Poems (1963) 83: You never think it worth your care / How empty nor how dull / The heads of your admirers are, / So that their cods be full.
[UK]Barrère & Leland Dict. of Sl., Jargon and Cant.
[UK]Farmer & Henley Sl. and Its Analogues.

4. (drugs) a large amount of money.

[US]ONDCP Street Terms 6: Cod — Large amount of money.

In compounds

cod-piece (n.) (also cod-piece point) [SE cod-piece: the flap on breeches which covered the male genitals worn until c.1600]

a euph. for the penis; also attrib.

[UK]Dekker Shoemakers’ Holiday V ii: O heart, my codpiece point is readie to flie in peeces eury time I think vpon mistris Rose.
[UK]R. Armin Nest of Ninnies 15: Jack [...] tels a jest (for it was his manner so to doe) how a yong man brake his codpiece point.
[UK]Beaumont & Fletcher Coxcomb II ii: Cool / Your codpiece, rogue! or I’ll clap a spell upon ’t.
[UK]Dick of Devonshire in Bullen II (1883) II ii: If I doe not prove an honester man to you then my Master, would my Cod piece point were broake.
[UK]R. Brome Covent-Garden Weeded I i: Art thou travel’d cross the Seas from the Bankside hither, old Countess of Cods-piece row?
[UK]S. Rowley Noble Souldier III i: They say there’s a fire in a Whore-masters Cod-peece.
[UK]Mercurius Fumigosus 12 16–23 Aug. 113: She biting so close by the breech, that she broak his lusty Cod-piece Point.
[UK]Wandring Whore II 3: All such as are too hot in the Cod-piece, may have a right-cooling Snow-water at the New-house without the Postern by Moor-gate.
[UK]J. Floyer Essay to Prove Cold Bathing 311: No man was ever made a Cuckold, but from a Deficiency in one of the Pieces, the Head-piece or the Cod-piece.
[UK]N. Ward London Terraefilius I 3: High Eating at Noon, a Whore and a Bottle at Night [...] till empty Pockets and a flaming Codpiece force him to Tick with a Son of Æsculapius [...] upon a Heathenish Catalogue of Pills, Powders, and Bolusses.
cod trench (n.)

the vagina.

Urban Dict. 🌐 cod trench The furry cup. I about boked when I got down to her cod trench, fucking minging man!

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