hod

Lemma

hod

Etichetta di dominio

EN

Etichetta grammaticale

n.

Definizione

Receptacle made of wickerwork, wood, metal or plastic material which is fixed on a man's back with straps, used to carry the harvest grapes. 1

Nota

[The] antique wicker grape hod or back basket was used to gather grapes. The worker would strap the basket on his back during harvest time. [...] Made of partially stripped osier (willow reed) [it allowed] the grapes to breath. 2

Contesto

This umbrella stand was originally a grape hod ,in which grapes were harvested; the hod was carried on the back of the picker. 3

Trascrizione fonetica

[hɒd] 4

Sinonimi e Antonimi
ND
Abbreviazioni
ND
Etimologia

1573, alteration of M.E. hott (c.1300), from O.Fr. hotte "basket to carry on the back," apparently from Frank. *hotta , alt. by M.Du. hodde "basket." 5

Etichetta di paese
ND
Ente

Università degli Studi di Genova, Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature Straniere

Data della scheda
Tue Oct 6 00:00:00 2009
Autore

Luisa Obinu rev. Gerbaudo

Fonti

1 : Moët & Chandon, Dizionario internazionale del vino. Bologna, Edagricole, 1996, Hachette.

2 : «http://www.wushop.biz/q/chontay+grapes+grape+worden», (17/11/2011)

3 : «http://www.michaelholtandirons.co.uk/stock.asp?t=category&c=Decorative%20items», (17/11/2011)

4 : «http://www.oed.com/», (29/09/2009)

5 : «http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=hod&searchmode=none», (06/10/2009)

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