rodman

noun
rod·man | \ˈräd-mən, -ˌman\

Definition of rodman 

: a surveyor's assistant who holds the leveling rod

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Rodman is one of 24 total players on the U.S. roster, and one of seven forwards. Matt Szabo, Daily Pilot, "CdM’s Rodman training with U17 national team," 18 Aug. 2017 Rodman frequently books gigs as a host/emcee at clubs in Europe alongside the DJ Vic Latino. Adam Kilgore, chicagotribune.com, "Dennis Rodman's strange, naive fascination with North Korea," 23 June 2017 Rodman and the State Department have both declined to comment. Cleve R. Wootson Jr., Washington Post, "Dennis Rodman’s last trip to North Korea was a disaster — mostly for him," 14 June 2017 What, if anything, substantive Rodman is doing in North Korea remains unclear. Eric Talmadge, The Seattle Times, "Rodman’s N. Korea trip off to uncharacteristic low-key start," 13 June 2017 In February 2013, when North Korea conducted its third nuclear test, Kim Jong Un invited Rodman to watch a basketball game. Andy Sharp, Bloomberg.com, "Ex-NBA's Dennis Rodman Heading Back to North Korea, CNN Reports," 13 June 2017 Rodman has appeared twice on Donald Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice, in 2009 and 2013. Krishnadev Calamur, The Atlantic, "North Korea Frees a U.S. Detainee," 13 June 2017 Rodman supported Trump's presidential campaign and knows him from his two appearances on his reality TV show. Adam Kilgore, chicagotribune.com, "Dennis Rodman's strange, naive fascination with North Korea," 23 June 2017 Rodman’s arrival on Tuesday came just hours after the North decided to release Otto Warmbier, an American university student who had been imprisoned for 15 years with hard labor for trying to steal a propaganda banner. Eric Talmadge, The Seattle Times, "Rodman gives North Korean official Trump’s ‘Art of the Deal’," 14 June 2017

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1782, in the meaning defined above

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