Definition of Rodsman

1. n. One who carries and holds a leveling staff, or rod, in a surveying party.



Definition of Rodsman

1. Noun. One who carries and holds a leveling staff, or rod, in a surveying party. ¹

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Definition of Rodsman

1. rodman [n RODSMEN] - See also: rodman

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rodsman

rodmen
rodolicoite
rodomel
rodomontade
rodomontaded
rodomontades
rodomontading
rodomontadist
rodomontado
rodomontadoes
rodomontados
rodonalgia
rods
rods (retina)
rodshaped
rodsman (current term)
rodsmen
rodster
rodsters
rody
roe-deer
roe deer
roeblingite
roebuck
roebucks
roed
roedderite
roedeer
roedeers

Literary usage of Rodsman

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1. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1850)
"... much to the wonder and astonishment of all present, even to the old rodsman ... one-half of the treasure if found, and the old rodsman the other. ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1897)
"... the rodsman, the feat, you will say, should have been easy. Your judgment is mistaken ; you have not taken into account the instincts which now formed ..."

3. Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the State of New York by Oliver Lorenzo Barbour, New York (State). Supreme Court (1856)
"He acted as a rodsman. It did not work well in the old man's hands, because Mulford had more of the water of life in him. I asked him why Mulford had more ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Surrogate's Court of the by Alexander Warfield Bradford (1854)
"He acted as rodsman. It did not work well in the old man's hands, because Mulford had more of the Water of Life in him. I asked hirn why Mulford had more ..."

5. Historical Collections of Ohio: An Encyclopedia of the State ; History Both by Henry Howe (1891)
"... requiring diligence and care in anxious to become self-supporting, obtained 1*39, he was removed because he was aa position as junior rodsman on the ..."

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