Seethe v. t. [imp. Seethed (Sod obs.); p. p. Seethed, Sodden p. pr. & vb. n. Seething.] To decoct or prepare for food in hot liquid; to boil; as, to seethe flesh. [Written also seeth.]
Set on the great pot, and seethe pottage for the sons of the prophets. --2 Kings iv. 38.
Sod, obs. imp. of Seethe.
Sod, n. That stratum of the surface of the soil which is filled with the roots of grass, or any portion of that surface; turf; sward.
She there shall dress a sweeter sod
Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. --Collins.
Sod n. Zool. The rock dove. [Prov. Eng.]
Sod, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sodden; p. pr. & vb. n. Sodding.] To cover with sod; to turf.
n 1: surface layer of ground containing a matt of grass and grass
roots [syn: turf, sward, greensward]
2: an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of superoxide into
hydrogen peroxide and oxygen; "oxygen free radicals are
normally removed in our bodies by the superoxide dismutase
enzymes" [syn: superoxide dismutase]
3: someone who engages in anal copulation (especially a male
who engages in anal copulation with another male) [syn: sodomite,
4: an informal British term for a youth or man; "the poor sod
couldn't even buy a drink"
v : cover with sod
[also: sodding, sodded]