Origin of hod
Examples from the Web for hod
They lost little time in beginning, each coming with his first hod of plaster.Bird Stories|Edith M. Patch
They were both in the toils quite ten months of the year, while during the other two months they carried a hod!Sixty Years in Southern California 1853-1913|Harris Newmark
He—and Hod Brooks—those two might defy all the town—might cow them all to silence even now.
He did not look at his mother's face, did not see the quick look with which Hod Brooks turned from him to her.
I spared her, and consequently am dying, while she, in the arms of her hod carrier——Do not misjudge me.The Surprises of Life|Georges Clemenceau