hod carrier
noun Date: 1771 a laborer employed in carrying supplies to bricklayers, stonemasons, cement finishers, or plasterers on the job

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  • hod carrier — hod car ri*er (hocr/d k[a^]r r[i^]*[ e]r) n. A construction worker whose main function is to carry construction materials in a hod[1]. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hod carrier — n. a laborer who assists a bricklayer, plasterer, or mason, as by carrying bricks, mortar, etc. on a hod …   English World dictionary

  • hod carrier — noun a laborer who carries supplies to masons or bricklayers • Syn: ↑hodman • Hypernyms: ↑laborer, ↑manual laborer, ↑labourer, ↑jack * * * noun : a laborer employed in carrying bricks, mo …   Useful english dictionary

  • hod carrier — noun A bricklayers labourer who carries bricks (in a hod), mortar, cement and the like. Syn: hoddie, hodman …   Wiktionary

  • hod carrier — a mason s assistant whose work is to carry hods of materials to the mason. Also called hodman. [1765 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • hod|man — «HOD muhn», noun, plural men. = hod carrier. (Cf. ↑hod carrier) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hod — Ein Hod oder Brick hod ist ein in Großbritannien und Irland verwendetes Transportwerkzeug im Bauwesen. Es besteht aus einem langen Stiel, der über die Schulter gelegt wird und an dem eine Art Holzkiste befestigt ist. Diese besteht aus zwei… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hod — noun a) A three sided box for carrying bricks or other construction materials, often mortar. It bears a long handle and is carried over the shoulder. b) walk, gait See Also: hod carrier …   Wiktionary

  • Carrier language — Carrier Dakeł (ᑕᗸᒡ) Spoken in Canada Region Central Interior of British Columbia Ethnicity Carrier people Nati …   Wikipedia

  • Brick hod — A brick hod is a three sided box for carrying bricks or other construction materials, often mortar. It bears a long handle and is carried over the shoulder. A hod is usually long enough to accept 4 bricks on their side, however, by arranging the… …   Wikipedia

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