The rod used in ramming home the charge in a muzzle-loading firearm.
- A rod used to force the charge into a muzzleloading firearm.
- A rod used to clean the barrel of a firearm.
- A harshly demanding overseer; a disciplinarian.
- To exert strict control over; supervise closely.
- To force passage or acceptance of: a group that ramrodded the bill through Congress.