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rod

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1 a heavy rigid stick used as a weapon or for punishment
  • arrested for using a rod on his dogs in violation of the state's animal cruelty laws

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2 a straight piece (as of wood or metal) that is longer than it is wide
  • a curtain rod

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The first known use of rod was before the 12th century

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“Rod.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rod. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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