Noun(1) a rod used to ram the charge into a muzzle-loading firearm(2) a harshly demanding overseer(3) a rod used to clean the barrel of a firearm
(1) I watched his hands, tipping measured amounts of powder from a pewter horn, tapping in a ball and wad with a short ramrod .(2) On Mondays her hair is crumpled and unbrushed, she is slumped in her seat (unlike her usual ramrod posture), and she looks paler than a corpse in a coffin.(3) He sat ramrod straight and stared straight ahead.(4) Her body was ramrod straight, stiff with tension.(5) Also included is our custom made collapsible brass and wood ramrod that tucks neatly into the fore-end when not in use and a wrench for easy removal of the breech plug for both safety and easy cleaning.(6) Jillie tossed her hair over her shoulder as she walked to her car, her back ramrod straight, feeling his eyes boring into her with every step she took.(7) Contemporary drill manuals dictated twenty separate steps to load and fire the Bess, including five just to replace the ramrod .(8) I lay down beside him on my back, stiff as a ramrod , praying he wasn't going to do what he did.(9) He walks over to his locker, stiff-legged, his back ramrod straight, and grabs his change of clothes.(10) Another plus on the side of safety is the length of the ramrod , which matches the distance from base of breech to muzzle.(11) he was ramrod for the construction of the Apollo command module(12) he held himself ramrod straight(13) She turned her back to Maura, her spine ramrod straight.(14) She was sitting ramrod straight in her chair, with perfect posture, of course.(15) This lever is hollow to house the shot barrel ramrod , which generally lands on the ground.(16) ├ö├ç├┐Take away the ramrod and you'd barely know it was a muzzleloader,├ö├ç├û Remington Arms says of its Model 700 in-line muzzleloaders.
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