Pod auger, or pod bit, an auger or bit the channel of which is straight instead of twisted.

(Pod), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Podded; p. pr. & vb. n. Podding.] To swell; to fill; also, to produce pods.

- poda
(-po*da) A New Latin plural combining form or suffix from Gr. foot; as, hexapoda, myriapoda. See -pod.

(Pod"a*gra) n. [L. See Podagric.] (Med.) Gout in the joints of the foot; - - applied also to gout in other parts of body.

(Po*dag"ric Po*dag"ric*al) a. [L. podagricus, Gr. fr. gout in the feet; Foot + a catching.]

1. Pertaining to the gout; gouty; caused by gout.

2. Afflicted with gout. Sir T. Browne.

(Pod"a*grous) a. Gouty; podagric.

(Po*dal"gi*a) n. [NL., fr. Gr. foot + pain.] (Med.) pain in the foot, due to gout, rheumatism, etc.

(||Po*dar"thrum) n.; pl. Podarthra [NL., fr. Gr. foot + joint.] (Anat.) The foot joint; in birds, the joint between the metatarsus and the toes.

(Pod"ded) a. Having pods.

(Pod"der) n. One who collects pods or pulse.

(Po*des"ta) n. [It. podestà, fr. L. potestas power, magistracy. See Potent.]

1. One of the chief magistrates of the Italian republics in the Middle Ages. Brande & C.

2. A mayor, alderman, or other magistrate, in some towns of Italy.

Pococurantism to Point

(Po`co*cu*ran"tism) n. Carelessness; apathy; indifference. [R.] Carlyle.

(Po*co"son) n. Low, wooded grounds or swamps in Eastern Maryland and Virginia. [Written also poquoson.] Washington.

(Poc"u*lent) a. [L. poculentus, fr. poculum a cup.] Fit for drink. [Obs.] "Some those herbs which are not esculent, are . . . poculent." Bacon.

(Poc"u*li*form) a. [L. poculum a cup + -form: cf. F. poculiforme.] Having the shape of a goblet or drinking cup.

- pod
(-pod) [See Foot.] A combining form or suffix from Gr. poy`s, podo`s, foot; as, decapod, an animal having ten feet; phyllopod, an animal having leaflike feet; myriapod, hexapod.

(Pod) n. [Probably akin to pudding, and perhaps the same word as pad a cushion; cf. also Dan. pude pillow, cushion, and also E. cod a husk, pod.]

1. A bag; a pouch. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Tusser.

2. (Bot.) A capsule of plant, especially a legume; a dry dehiscent fruit. See Illust. of Angiospermous.

3. (Zoöl.) A considerable number of animals closely clustered together; — said of seals.

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