rodman

noun
rod·​man | \ ˈräd-mən How to pronounce rodman (audio) , -ˌman \

Definition of rodman

: a surveyor's assistant who holds the leveling rod

First Known Use of rodman

1782, in the meaning defined above

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“Rodman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rodman. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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