Examples of rod in a Sentence
arrested for using a rod on his dogs in violation of the state's animal cruelty laws
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The new tests showed no DNA on the tape but uncovered DNA on the rod from an unknown female who authorities said likely handled the shank during the appeals process after the original tests in 2002.
Outlook: Lighthouse Bay Marina reports: Catfish very good on nightcrawlers and Sonny’s dip bait on rod and reel off the docks and on limb lines; crappies fair to good on jigs off the docks; all other species slow.
Hunters bought guns and military jackets; fishermen perused rods and reels; and shoppers took golf classes or practiced shooting at a range down in the basement.
This table’s legs are 10 inches apart, so a 1-inch-deep hole was drilled in each, then a 12-inch metal rod was pushed into one and popped into the other for a snug fit.
Just imagine a rod or a broomstick running across that plane.
True to the attraction’s name, its steeds hang down from wooden sweeps (or rafters), with chains at the haunches and vertical iron rods attaching to the horse near the horn of the saddle.
Upon returning home, Mr. Johnson assumed the leadership of Montague Rod & Reel Co., which in its prime built everything from ocean rods to fly rods that were known for strength and durability.
Mokarzel, 23, later told Orange County Sheriff’s deputies that her girlfriend Lakesha Lewis beat Xavier with a plastic rod from window blinds, an affidavit said.
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Origin and Etymology of rod
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsbastinado (or bastinade), bat, baton, billy, billy club, bludgeon, cane, cudgel, nightstick, club, rung [Scottish], sap, shillelagh (also shillalah), staff, truncheon, waddy [Australian]
Related Wordsblackjack, knobkerrie, mace; birch, crabstick, hickory, rattan, stave, switch; beetle, gavel, hammer, mallet, maul, sledgehammer; crook, crosier (or crozier), walking stick, whangee
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