Rodsmen
Rodsman Rods"man, n.; pl. {Rodsmen}. One who carries and holds a leveling staff, or rod, in a surveying party. --G. W. Cable. [1913 Webster]

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  • Rodsman — Rods man, n.; pl. {Rodsmen}. One who carries and holds a leveling staff, or rod, in a surveying party. G. W. Cable. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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