a for down the charge of a muzzleloading firearm.
a cleaning rod for the barrel of a firearm.
a strict disciplinarian; martinet.
verb (used with object), ramrodded, ramrodding.
to exert discipline and authority on.
to strike or injure with or as if with a ramrod.
to accomplish or put into action by force, intimidation, etc.:
to ramrod a bill through Congress.
a rod for cleaning the barrel of a rifle or other small firearms
a rod for ramming in the charge of a muzzle-loading firearm
1757, literally “a rod used in ramming” (the charge of a gun), from ram (v.) + rod. Used figuratively for straightness or stiffness from 1939, also figuratively for formality, primness (ramroddy is in Century Dictionary, 1902). The verb is 1948, from the noun. Related: Ramrodded; ramrodding.
noun, Optics. 1. an eyepiece consisting of two plano-convex crown-glass lenses of equal focal length, placed with the convex sides facing each other and with a separation between the lenses of about two-thirds of the focal length of each.
[ram-seez] /ˈræm siz/ noun 1. the name of several kings of ancient Egypt. 2. Raamses. Ex. 12:37; Num. 33:3–5. noun 1. 1324?–1258 b.c, king of ancient Egypt. noun 1. 1292–1225 b.c, king of ancient Egypt. noun 1. 1198–1167 b.c, king of ancient Egypt. /ˈræmsiːz/ noun 1. any of 12 kings of ancient Egypt, who ruled […]
- Ramses II
noun 1. 1292–1225 b.c, king of ancient Egypt. noun 1. died ?1225 bc, king of ancient Egypt (?1292–?25). His reign was marked by war with the Hittites and the construction of many colossal monuments, esp the rock temple at Abu Simbel
- Ramses I
noun 1. 1324?–1258 b.c, king of ancient Egypt.