codhead

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cod +‎ head, owing to the prevalence of fishing in the area of North Shields, Grimsby and Kingston upon Hull.

NounEdit

codhead ‎(plural codheads)

  1. (Geordie, humourous) A person from North Shields, a town in the northeast of England.
  2. (Britain) A person from Hull, a fishing town in the north of England.
  3. (Britain) A person from Whitby, a town in the northeast of England.
  4. (Britain) A person from Fleetwood, a town in the northwest of Lancashire.
  5. (Britain) A person from Kingston upon Hull, a city in East Yorkshire