hod carrier

noun

Definition of hod carrier 

: a laborer employed in carrying supplies to bricklayers, stonemasons, cement finishers, or plasterers on the job

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Like the West Oak Lane hod carrier who in 1925 whacked his coworker with a bundle of bricks, knocking him through a hole in a roof, 12 feet to the ground below, and into the hereafter. Mike Newall, Philly.com, "Locked away in a closet, Philly's historical homicide files tell the story of a young, cruel city | Mike Newall," 22 June 2018

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First Known Use of hod carrier

1771, in the meaning defined above

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