PHRASE: V inflects
When animals such as cows or sheep chew the cud, they slowly chew their partly digested food over and over again in their mouth before finally swallowing it.

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  • ćud — ćȗd ž <I i, G mn ćúdī> DEFINICIJA 1. ukupnost temperamenta, karaktera i nagona; narav, priroda (o čovjeku i životinji) 2. promjenljiva narav; hirovitost SINTAGMA jeguljasta ćud ćud onoga koji je nalik na jegulju (2); lisičja ćud lukavost;… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • cud — cud·bear; cud·dle·some; cud·dly; cud·ger·ie; kirk·cud·bright·shire; cud; cud·dle; cud·dy; cud·gel; kirk·cud·bright; …   English syllables

  • cud — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. cudzie; lm M. a || y {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} zjawisko nadprzyrodzone, nadnaturalne, świadczące o ingerencji Boga : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Cud odzyskania wzroku.… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Cud — (k[u^]d), n. [AS. cudu, cwudu,cwidu,cweodo, of uncertain origin; cf, G. k[ o]der bait, Icel. kvi[eth]r womb, Goth. qi[thorn]us. Cf. {Quid}.] 1. That portion of food which is brought up into the mouth by ruminating animals from their first stomach …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cud — [ kʌd ] noun uncount food that animals such as cows and sheep bring back into their mouths to CHEW again after they have swallowed it chew the cud 1. ) if an animal chews the cud, it brings food that it has swallowed back into its mouth to CHEW… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ćȗd — ž 〈I i, G mn ćúdī〉 1. {{001f}}ukupnost temperamenta, karaktera i nagona; narav, priroda (o čovjeku i životinji) 2. {{001f}}promjenljiva narav; hirovitost ∆ {{001f}}jeguljasta ∼ ćud onoga koji je nalik na jegulju (2); lisičja ∼ lukavost; ropska ∼… …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • cud — ► NOUN ▪ partly digested food returned from the first stomach of cattle or other ruminants to the mouth for further chewing. ● chew the cud Cf. ↑chew the cud ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • cud — [kud] n. [ME < OE cudu, cwudu, ball of cud, lit., what is rounded < IE base * gwet , resin, gum > Ger kitt, cement, glue] a mouthful of previously swallowed food regurgitated from the first two chambers of the stomach of cattle and other …   English World dictionary

  • cud|dy — cud|dy1 «KUHD ee», noun, plural dies. 1. a) a small cabin on a boat: »a log jam of moored living sampans, whose residents poked their heads out from below the mat thatched cuddies to watch (Atlantic). b) the small galley or pantry on a boat. 2. a …   Useful english dictionary

  • CUD — may refer to:*Cannabis use disorders *Coalition for Unity and Democracy *Connected Urban Developmentee also*Cud …   Wikipedia

  • cud — [kʌd] n [U] [: Old English; Origin: cwudu] food that a cow or similar animal has chewed, swallowed, and brought back into its mouth to chew a second time ▪ a cow chewing its cud …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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