hod carrier


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hod carrier

n
(Building) a labourer who carries the materials in a hod for a plasterer, bricklayer, etc. Also called: hodman
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hod carrier - a laborer who carries supplies to masons or bricklayershod carrier - a laborer who carries supplies to masons or bricklayers
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
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He was jailed for 40 months for fraud, the judge telling him: "You should not be near a building site in any circumstances other than as a hod carrier for someone else."
The particulars of the Hod Carrier inLeamington, being sold by Davey Co, describe the pub as follows.
But he told the audience at the Kirklees Business Conference how after failing his 11-plus and leaving school at 14, he embarked on a range of jobs, including becoming a champion hairdresser, a bricklayer and hod carrier.
He began as a hod carrier and worked at several sites with friend Charles Davis, who went on to set up his own company CW Davis Ltd in 1964.
I remember many years ago when, between jobs and not sure what I wanted to do, I took a job as a hod carrier in the north-east of England.
Vinnie's football career began in 1984 at non-league side Wealdstone, making ends meet by also working as a hod carrier. He also spent a season with Swedish side IFK Holmsund before moving to Wimbledon, where he made his name, for a PS10,000 fee.
Amanda has always admired the bricklaying skills of her husband Ian and decided to help him at work by becoming a hod carrier.
"Once I tried to explain the benefits of a warm-down, then someone said 'I'm a hod carrier, I'll be up a ladder at half past seven in the morning and right now, I'd rather have a pint'."
The former Culture Club singer also attempted to look like a girl but always seemed more like a burly hod carrier Even now, he tries to exude the feminine allure of a modern day Monroe, but ends up looking as rugged and intimidating the Munro mountains in Scotland.
He had a number of different jobs- including hod carrier, market trader and waiter - played around with other women, and became a drummer in several bands with such diverse names as The Pipeline and The Nuts.
I might only be a hod carrier, and maybe it's not a trade, but I am finding it hard to understand why there are hardly any Scousers building their city.
He has changed the club with the help of John Robertson, the ex-Forest team-mate who was indirectly responsible for O'Neill receiving the biggest put-down of his life, when Brian Clough told him: 'Robertson's the genius - you're the hod carrier.'