from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who carries and employs a leveling rod under the supervision of a surveyor.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The person who holds the surveying rod for a surveyor
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A man whose duty it is to carry the rod used in surveying.
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