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Meaning of PLOD

Pronunciation:  plâd

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud; "Donkeys that plodded wearily in a circle around a gin" D.H. Lawrence

PLOD is a 4 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: footslog, pad, slog, tramp, trudge
 See Also: slop, slosh, splash, splosh, squelch, squish, walk



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Plod\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Plodded}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Plodding}.] [Gf. Gael. plod a clod, a pool; also, to strike
    or pelt with a clod or clods.]
    1. To travel slowly but steadily; to trudge. --Shak.
    2. To toil; to drudge; especially, to study laboriously and
       patiently. ``Plodding schoolmen.'' --Drayton.
  2. \Plod\, v. t.
    To walk on slowly or heavily.
          The ploughman homeward plods his weary way. --Gray.
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