Cod"lin (?), Cod"ling (?), n. [Cf. AS. codaeppel a quince.] (a)
An apple fit to stew or coddle.
An immature apple.
A codling when 't is almost an apple.
Codling moth Zool., a small moth (Carpocapsa Pomonella), which in the larval state (known as the apple worm) lives in apples, often doing great damage to the crop.
© Webster 1913.