hod hod

Definition(s):

  • (n) an open box attached to a long pole handle; bricks or mortar are carried on the shoulder

Usage(s):

  1. He could no longer count on the three small parties of his coalition to help carry the hod.
  2. Coia's life is far removed from the asbestos strippers and hod carriers his union represents.
  3. This week, the hod carriers and common laborers meet in convention for the first time in 30 years.

News

  • Obesity is a Disease: Leading Obesity Groups Agree

    GAINESVILLE, Fla., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The undersigned groups applaud the American Medical Association's (AMA) House of Delegates (HOD) for adopting policy today to recognize obesity as a disease ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  • Mr Ahern replied: "It is not for me to decide, here on the floor of the House, whether I should hod a referendum. That is a matter for Government to propose, and, obviously, ultimately for the Oireachtas to dispose a piece of legislation in that...
    on Mar 25, 2010 By: Dermot Ahern Source: Irish Times

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