• WordNet 3.6
    • n DoD the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Dod To cut off, as wool from sheep's tails; to lop or clip off.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • dod To cut off; lop; shear.
    • n dod A fit of ill humor or sullenness.
    • n dod The foxtail reed.
    • n dod A shell.
    • n dod In tile-making, a mold with an annular throat through which clay is forced to form drain-pipe.
    • dod To beat; beat out.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Dod dod (prov.) to clip, poll, lop
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. dodden,


In literature:

And does dod love you?
"Men, Women, and Gods" by Helen H. Gardener
Dod, I'm for nae mair!
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XV" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Dod, and ye're none too soon the way it is, with me to sail the morn!
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 11 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
I kin shoot as well as anybody in the crowd, dod durn you.
"Si Klegg, Book 6 (of 6) Si And Shorty, With Their Boy Recruits, Enter On The Atlanta Campaign" by John McElroy
Dod, I've seen 's had mair o' what they ca' the I-talian at Muttonhole.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
It was a most excellent soup or hodge-podge, that Meg Dods herself might have owned.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 377, March 1847" by Various
"The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews" by Thomas Charles Edwards
But what good is it, what can we do when our cayuses are so dod-gasted tired that they can't catch a tumble bug?
"The Orphan" by Clarence E. Mulford
Phoebe pray Dod every day make Dot well!
"Love's Usuries" by Louis Creswicke
Professor MARCUS DODS, D.D.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus" by G. A. Chadwick

In news:

Joint Staff's new initiatives in cyber and defense IT will have DOD -wide impact.
DoD cracks down on off-label drug use.
DOD Extends Stop Loss Pay Deadline.
How today's electronics providers are adapting to DoD budgets cuts.
Of Defense ( DoD ) smart cards in order to access restricted resources.
Trojan APT hits DoD smart cards.
Of Defense's ( DOD ) energy consumption levels, which is the highest in the federal government, with Smart Grid technology.
Boeing, Siemens form alliance for DoD project.
DOD Cybersecurity Strategy, Bahrain Dialogue Begins.
Former tanker, retired general defense-industry executive considers the economic ripple effect and national security threat of major DoD budget cuts and the end of US tank production.
DOD takes entrepreneurial approach to tactical radios/waveforms.
Fredonia State defeated D'Youville, 3-0, before falling to Rochester Institute of Technology, 3-1, on the first day of the Blue Devil Invitational in Dods Hall.
As cyberattacks mounted in 2012, the DOD and other government agencies began striking back.
DoD, Industry Take on 'Pervasive Instability ' in Contracting.
DoD, industry take on 'pervasive instability ' in contracting.

In science:

Computations were performed at the ASC DoD Ma jor Shared Resource Center.
Pseudo-random operators of the circular ensembles
Computations were performed at the ASC DoD Ma jor Shared Resource Center.
Entanglement Generation of Nearly-Random Operators
Computations were performed at the ASC DoD Ma jor Shared Resource Center.
Matrix Element Distribution as a Signature of Entanglement Generation
The example in Section 7.3 comes from the FERET database of facial images collected under the FERET program, sponsored by the DoD Counterdrug Technology Development Program Office.
Finding structure with randomness: Probabilistic algorithms for constructing approximate matrix decompositions
The sharpest discoveries this year have involved narrow resonances: c ¯s states, probably 0+ , 1+ , lying just below DK , D∗K thresholds; and c ¯cdegenerate with the DoD∗o threshold.
The End of the Constituent Quark Model?