hod carrier

hod carrier

hod carrier ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a mason’s assistant whose work is to carry hods of materials to the mason.

Origin of hod carrier First recorded in 1765–75 Also called hodman. Examples from the Web for hod carrier Historical Examples of hod carrier

  • What a novel thing it would be to witness the gradual growth of a hod-carrier!

    Rudder Grange

    Frank R. Stockton

  • The hod-carrier and the soldier have the earth and the sailor the ocean.

    Smoking and Drinking

    James Parton

  • If it does not pay this hod-carrier to smoke, it pays no man.

    Smoking and Drinking

    James Parton

  • I could always find a laborer or a hod-carrier that had a stone.

    The Autobiography of a Thief

    Hutchins Hapgood

  • He suggests to me a compromise between a convict and a hod-carrier.

    The Opinions of a Philosopher

    Robert Grant

  • British Dictionary definitions for hod carrier hod carrier noun

    1. a labourer who carries the materials in a hod for a plasterer, bricklayer, etcAlso called: hodman

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