electrical rod

electrical rod

Obsolete term for lightning rod.
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I looked around and was amazed to see a dodgem car being driven on the road replete with connecting electrical rod.
Franklin's electrical rod smote the earth and out sprung General Washington.
In one test a scientist wearing a huge pair of industrial rubber gloves picks up a long electrical rod and prods the ticket, sending a 25,000-volt charge through it.
Hazel, 42, of Glenrothes, had told the trial that a man called Guthrie had offered her husband PS100-PS150 a day to dive for razor clams using electrical rods.
She added that they even used electrical rods for torturing her and Saeed.
He said in a separate statement that members of his election headquarters had been beaten "with batons, wooden sticks and electrical rods.
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