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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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Historical Examples

  • Most objects are located without ever going to them, or even sending a rod-man to them.

    The Boy Mechanic, Book 2

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