A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

COD

Fri, 22 Jul '22
Source of oil from the sea
Mon, 11 Jul '22
Fish-and-chips fish, typically
Sun, 26 Dec '21
Haddock relative
Sun, 24 Oct '21
One way for packages to arrive, in brief
Tue, 18 May '21
New England catch