- A quadrangle or court, as of a prison; hence, a prison.
- A spell of imprisonment.
- c.1894: I don't suppose you'll get more than a couple of
months' quod for them. — an acquaintance of Norman
Lindsay, quoted by James Cockington, Banned: Tales From the
Bizarre History of Australian Obscenity,
Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2005, paperback ISBN
0-7333-1502-X, page 7.
The word quod can refer to the following:
- The Quod, a contemporary nickname for the English
Quota System during the Napoleonic Wars
- a quod, the main playing item in the fictional sport of
the Harry Potter universe
The word is also common in several Latin phrases
used in different (English) contexts: