Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of ramrod.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ramrod.

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Examples

  • There were many other relics of antiquity in this line, which had been contributed by his friends, – large pistols and small pistols, loading with ramrods from the muzzle, clubs and spears from the South Sea Islands; and, in fact, it was quite a cabinet of curiosities of obsolete warfare.

    Hawaii's Story, by Hawaii's Queen

  • You are right about soldiers shooting ramrods at one another .... at the siege of Petersburg, soldiers were oversupplied with ramrods, and sometimes shoot them at the short distances across the 'no-man's land'.

    Flying Ramrods and Broken Noses

  • You are right about soldiers shooting ramrods at one another .... at the siege of Petersburg, soldiers were oversupplied with ramrods, and sometimes shoot them at the short distances across the 'no-man's land'.

    Flying Ramrods and Broken Noses

  • Blackpowder guns will tolerate things like ramrods in the barrel that centerfire rifles and shotguns will not.

    Flying Ramrods and Broken Noses

  • If you don't, maybe carrying an archery quiver full of ramrods would be a good idea.

    Flying Ramrods and Broken Noses

  • According to many accounts, during the civil war, it was not unusual to see hundreds of silver arrows (ramrods) flying back and forth on the battlefield.

    Flying Ramrods and Broken Noses

  • We should be questioning the wisdom of the voters who keep putting two of the problems back in office who were the ramrods of the two losers that started this recession.

    What's missing from Wall Street reform

  • According to many accounts, during the civil war, it was not unusual to see hundreds of silver arrows (ramrods) flying back and forth on the battlefield.

    Flying Ramrods and Broken Noses

  • Blackpowder guns will tolerate things like ramrods in the barrel that centerfire rifles and shotguns will not.

    Flying Ramrods and Broken Noses

  • If you don't, maybe carrying an archery quiver full of ramrods would be a good idea.

    Flying Ramrods and Broken Noses

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