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Oxford dictionary definition of the word rod:
1a thin straight bar, especially of wood or metal:
concrete walls reinforced with steel rods
a curtain rod
a wand or staff as a symbol of office, authority, or power:
the royal insignia included the ring, the sceptre, and the rod
a slender straight stick or shoot growing on or cut from a tree or bush:
the roof is formed of willow and hazel rods woven between willow rafters
a stick used for caning or flogging:
he swung the rod again in a threatening arc
(the rod) the use of a stick as punishment:
if you’d been my daughter, you’d have felt the rod
vulgar slang a man’s penis.
2a fishing rod:
he hooked an enormous fish which almost pulled the rod from out of his hands
the largest carp ever caught on rod and line in Britain
over a hundred rods turned out for the day, including some famous names
3 historical, chiefly Britishanother term for perch3 (sense 1).
(also square rod)another term for perch3 (sense 2).
4US informal a pistol or revolver.
5 Anatomy a light-sensitive cell of one of the two types present in large numbers in the retina of the eye, responsible mainly for monochrome vision in poor light. Compare with cone (sense 3 of the noun).