hod carrier

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noun

a mason's assistant whose work is to carry hods of materials to the mason.

Origin of hod carrier

First recorded in 1765–75
Also called hodman.
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hod carrier

noun

a labourer who carries the materials in a hod for a plasterer, bricklayer, etcAlso called: hodman
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