Definition of hod noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//hɒd//
; NAmE NAmE//hɑːd//
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an open box attached to a pole, used by building workers for carrying bricks on the shoulder See related entries: Construction Word Origin late 16th cent.: variant of northern English dialect hot ‘a basket for carrying earth’, from Old French hotte ‘pannier’, probably of Germanic origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hod