hod carrier ExamplesWord Origin noun
- 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!
Frank R. Stockton
The hod-carrier and the soldier have the earth and the sailor the ocean.
If it does not pay this hod-carrier to smoke, it pays no man.
I could always find a laborer or a hod-carrier that had a stone.
He suggests to me a compromise between a convict and a hod-carrier.
British Dictionary definitions for hod carrier hod carrier noun
- a labourer who carries the materials in a hod for a plasterer, bricklayer, etcAlso called: hodman