n.1.A straight and slender stick; a wand; hence, any slender bar, as of wood or metal (applied to various purposes).
He that spareth his rod hateth his son.
- Prov. xiii. 24.
2.(Mach. & Structure) A kind of sceptor, or badge of office; hence, figuratively, power; authority; tyranny; oppression.
2.A measure of length containing sixteen and a half feet; - called also perch, and pole.
Black rod
See in the Vocabulary.
Rods and cones
(Anat.) the elongated cells or elements of the sensory layer of the retina, some of which are cylindrical, others somewhat conical.
Noun1.rod - a linear measure of 16.5 feet
Synonyms: perch, pole
2.rod - a long thin implement made of metal or wood
3.rod - any rod-shaped bacterium
4.rod - a square rod of land
Synonyms: perch, pole
5.rod - visual receptor cell sensitive to dim light
6.rod - a gangster's pistol
Synonyms: gat

ROD. A measure sixteen feet and a half long; a perch.

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