1. rod, implement

usage: a long thin implement made of metal or wood

2. rod, bacteria, bacterium

usage: any rod-shaped bacterium

3. perch, rod, pole, linear unit, linear measure

usage: a linear measure of 16.5 feet

4. perch, rod, pole, area unit, square measure

usage: a square rod of land

5. rod, rod cell, retinal rod, visual cell

usage: a visual receptor cell that is sensitive to dim light

6. gat, rod, pistol, handgun, side arm, shooting iron

usage: a gangster's pistol

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