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rod
British English: /rɒd/
American English: /rɑd/

Translation of rod in German:

noun

  • 1
    Stange, die
    ride the rods (American English)
    [colloquial]
    [im Gestänge unter Eisenbahnwaggons] schwarzfahren
  • 2
    (shorter)
    Stab, der
    rod of office
    Amtsstab, der
  • 3 (for punishing)
    Stock, der
    Rute, die
    the rod
    (punishment)
    die Prügelstrafe
    make a rod for one's own back
    [figurative]
    sich Dat. selbst eine Rute aufbinden [archaic]
    a rod to beat somebody with
    [figurative]
    Sanktionen gegen jemanden
    rule with a rod of iron
    [figurative]
    mit eiserner Faust od. Rute regieren
    spare the rod and spoil the child
    wer die Rute schont, verdirbt das Kind
  • 4
    (for fishing)
    [Angel]rute, die
  • 5
    (measure)
    Rute, die [archaic]
  • 6 (American English) [colloquial]
    (gun)
    Schießeisen, das [colloquial]

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