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rodman

[rod-muh n]
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noun, plural rod·men.
  1. a person who works with rods, as in making reinforced concrete.
  2. a person who carries the leveling rod in surveying.
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Origin of rodman

First recorded in 1850–55; rod + -man
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  • Then turning to Rodman he asked, “What have you to say for yourself?”

    Cab and Caboose

    Kirk Munroe

  • Did they believe Rodman Blake guilty of the act charged against him or did they not?

    Cab and Caboose

    Kirk Munroe

  • Do you happen to know a young man from there named Rodman Blake?

    Cab and Caboose

    Kirk Munroe

  • He was furious with rage, and would have sprung at Rodman had he not been restrained.

    Cab and Caboose

    Kirk Munroe

  • With Rodman's gun, the muzzle-loading smoothbore was at the apex of its development.