Ramrod meaning

răm'rŏd'
A rod used to force the charge into a muzzleloading firearm.
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A rod used to clean the barrel of a firearm.
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A rod used for ramming down the charge in a gun that is loaded through the muzzle.
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Device used with early firearms to push the projectile up against the propellant.
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Ranch or trail foreman, usually the first or second person in charge. The person responsible for getting the work done.
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(military) A World War II code name for short range fighter and bomber attacks to destroy ground targets, similar to circus attacks.
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A harshly demanding overseer; a disciplinarian.
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To exert strict control over; supervise closely.
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To force passage or acceptance of.

Ramrodded the bill through Congress.

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A person in charge, esp. one who is rigid or unyielding.
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To push, direct, or manage in a rigid or unyielding way.

To ramrod a bill through Congress.

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(slang) The penis.
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To force.

That new project manager is just the one to ramrod this through to completion.

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