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RODRecord Of Decision
RODRockland (Amtrak station code; Rockland, ME)
RODRide or Die
RODRing of Death (X-Box defect)
RODRead or Die (anime)
RODRegistrar of Deeds (various locations)
RODRenal Osteodystrophy
RODRaces of Destiny (Dungeons & Dragons; gaming)
RODRate Of Descent
RODReadout Driver
RODRing of Destruction (gaming guild)
RODReport Of Discrepancy
RODReign of Darkness (song)
RODRealms of Despair (online game/MUD)
RODRepublic of Djibouti
RODRegional Operations Director (various companies)
RODRewritable Optical Disk
RODRecord Of Discussion
RODRecord on Demand
RODRing of Destiny (gaming guild)
RODReturn On Debt
RODReporting Obligation Database
RODRecord Oriented Data
RODRun Out Date
RODRetired on Duty
RODRun-Of-Day
RODRepair-On-Demand (depot repair priority system)
RODRecord of Disposition
RODReal Orthogonal Design
RODReport of Deficiency
RODRequired Operational Date
RODRecord of Disassembly
RODReactor Operations Department
RODRoute Opening Detachment
RODRough Old Dog
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References in classic literature ?
So one fine Thursday afternoon, Tom, having borrowed East's new rod, started by himself to the river.
No, not carrying his rod. Nothing for it but the tree.
Then the Crab gave her a golden rod, and said, 'Go and strike with this rod three times upon the ground on the place which the King showed you, and to-morrow morning the wall will be there.'
So the old woman had to strike again three times upon the ground with the rod, and the next morning the garden was there.
If this yeoman can cleave that rod, I give him the bucklers or rather, I yield to the devil that is in his jerkin, and not to any human skill; a man can but do his best, and I will not shoot where I am sure to miss.
The archer vindicated their opinion of his skill: his arrow split the willow rod against which it was aimed.
There is a narrow sand-bar running into it, with very deep water on one side, on which I helped boil a kettle of chowder, some six rods from the main shore, about the year 1824, which it has not been possible to do for twenty-five years; and, on the other hand, my friends used to listen with incredulity when I told them, that a few years later I was accustomed to fish from a boat in a secluded cove in the woods, fifteen rods from the only shore they knew, which place was long since converted into a meadow.
"I have lost my rod and basket; but it does not much matter, for I am sure I should never have dared to go fishing again!"
See, the birch rod has lost several of its twigs, and will hardly serve for another execution.
There was a movement under the cloth, and a little snake wriggle'd out, to be back-broken by the butt of the masheer rod. I was sufficiently sick to make no remarks worth recording.
It was several minutes before Oliver aroused himself from the abstracted position in which he was standing when Louisa last saw him; but when he did, he muttered something rapidly and incoherently, and, throwing his rod over his shoulder, he strode down the walk through the gate and along one of the streets of the village, until he reached the lake-shore, with the air of an emperor.
[3] A divining rod is a rod used by those who pretend to discover water or metals underground.