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[rod-muh n] /ˈrɒd mən/
noun, plural rodmen.
a person who works with rods, as in making reinforced concrete.
a person who carries the leveling rod in surveying.
Origin of rodman
1850-55; rod + -man Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • For a moment they stood facing each other; Molly laughing, rodman furiously out of temper.

  • He was furious with rage, and would have sprung at rodman had he not been restrained.

    Cab and Caboose Kirk Munroe
  • It was a new exasperation when he discovered that rodman could not be persuaded to continue his work at New Wanley.

    Demos George Gissing
  • Then turning to rodman he asked, “What have you to say for yourself?”

    Cab and Caboose Kirk Munroe
  • But before the Scout leader could answer, rodman Cree pushed his way into the little circle.

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