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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: flesh of young Atlantic cod weighing up to 2 pounds; also young haddock and pollock; often broiled [syn: schrod, scrod]
2: young Atlantic cod or haddock especially one split and boned for cooking [syn: scrod, schrod]

Merriam Webster's

also schrod noun Etymology: probably from British dialect (Cornwall) scrawed, past participle of scraw, scrawl to split, salt, and lightly dry (young fish) Date: 1841 a young fish (as a cod or haddock); especially one split and boned for cooking

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. US a young cod or haddock, esp. as food. Etymology: 19th c.: perh. rel. to SHRED

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Scrod Scrod, Scrode Scrode, n. A young codfish, especially when cut open on the back and dressed. [Written also escrod.] [Local, U.S.]



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