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ramrod

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ramrod (plural ramrods)

  1. Device used with early firearms to push the projectile up against the propellant.
  2. Ranch or trail foreman, usually the first or second person in charge. The person responsible for getting the work done.
  3. (military) A World War II code name for short range fighter and bomber attacks to destroy ground targets, similar to circus attacks.
    • RAF Web - Air of Authority
      ... the squadron (No. 452) moved to Kenley in July 1941 and took part in the usual round of Circus, Rhubarb and Ramrod missions.
  4. (slang) The penis.
    • Gina McQueen, Opposite Sex (page 78)
      Half a second after that, she had him totally pinned while he thrust at her crotch with his ramrod, going thud thud thud like a blind dog in a maze. Hitting everything but the entrance she craved.

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VerbEdit

ramrod (third-person singular simple present ramrods, present participle ramrodding, simple past and past participle ramrodded)

  1. (transitive) To force.
    That new project manager is just the one to ramrod this through to completion.

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