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noun (plural hodmen)British
A labourer who carries a hod.
- He was considered ‘the best hodman in Dublin.’
- Few are possessed of so little ‘hindsight’ that they cannot detect the hand of the present Dictator in a letter which the hodman wrote to a fellow laborer on Sept.3, 1902.
- They were shown the plan of a building, and the ‘greater’ members, furnished with trowels, were obliged to build it in edibles, the ‘lesser’ acting as hodmen, and bringing materials.
Words that rhyme with hodmanGodman, hodmen
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