dumpy level

noun

Definition of dumpy level

: a surveyor's level with a short telescope rigidly fixed and rotating only in a horizontal plane

First Known Use of dumpy level

1838, in the meaning defined above

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“Dumpy level.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dumpy%20level. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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