noun, plural hod·men.
Examples from the Web for hodman
There is no scaffolding, no hodman with bricks and mortar; the solid stone walls seem to grow up in the most hopeless confusion.Cities of the Dawn|J. Ewing Ritchie
The question of the war with England is debated by every native paviour and hodman of New York.North America, Volume I (of 2)|Anthony Trollope
Deal with the nostril as you will; I am but a hodman who bears the bricks, you are the heaven-born architect.Pearl-Maiden|H. Rider Haggard
Day after day Steinbock came home, evidently tired, complaining of this "hodman's work" and his own physical weakness.Cousin Betty|Honore de Balzac
As the carpentering business was not going well he would turn day-laborer, be a mason's hodman, ditcher, break stones on the road.The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume II (of 8)|Guy de Maupassant