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rod up

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rod up

verb phrase

To arm; provide with a pistol: They do not rod up or arm themselves (1940s+ Underworld)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • But you can get your fly out thirty feet, and you can keep the tip of your rod up.

    Fisherman's Luck Henry van Dyke
  • It took but a moment to get the line taut and the point of the rod up again.

    Days Off Henry Van Dyke
  • Just a little line, now—a few inches will do—and keep the tip of your rod up.

    The Tent Dwellers Albert Bigelow Paine
  • When I want to use my signal, I strike that knob, and it forces a rod up into a little hole in the end of the signal.

    Fighting the Sea Edward A. Rand
  • I had to lift the rod up to keep the seat from turning and to hold my footing on the slippery floor.

    Tales of Fishes Zane Grey
  • We have only to thrust a rod up through that, and it will tell our tale.

    The Pursuit Frank (Frank Mackenzie) Savile

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