verb (used with object), ram·rod·ded, ram·rod·ding.
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Her diaries, released much later, revealed a far more passionate woman than the ramrod-backed public image allows.
Huffman says Bunny is a tall, slim presence with ramrod-straight bearing.
I ordered Ramrod to clap a charge of grape into one of the bow-chasers and let drive at the first object that came in sight.The Portland Sketch Book|Various
Miss Becky, meanwhile, sat erect as a ramrod, a look of perplexity screwing her wrinkles all out of shape.A Bookful of Girls|Anna Fuller
Ye–es,” said the lad, wincing; “just as if some one was boring a hole through my shoulder with a red-hot ramrod.
“Yes, we have got the guns,” said the boy; and he unslung the one he carried and began to try the charge with the ramrod.
Bones, standing as stiff as a ramrod before the office table at which his superior sat, saluted.The Keepers of the King's Peace|Edgar Wallace