Surveyor's compass

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Surveyor's compass See Circumferentor.
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Usage

In literature:

I bought of Rodman M. Price a surveyor's compass, chain, etc., and, in San Francisco, a small wagon and harness.
"The Memoirs of General W. T. Sherman, Complete" by William T. Sherman
I bought of Rodman M. Price a surveyor's compass, chain, etc., and, in San Francisco, a small wagon and harness.
"Memoirs of Three Civil War Generals, Complete" by U. S. Grant, W. T. Sherman, P. H. Sheridan
I bought of Rodman M. Price a surveyor's compass, chain, etc., and, in San Francisco, a small wagon and harness.
"The Memoirs of General W. T. Sherman, Vol. I., Part 1" by William T. Sherman
They found his surveyor's compass still set upon its staff.
"The Brimming Cup" by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
A surveyor's compass and staff, a spinning wheel; old blue dishes covered with hair-like lines.
"Hester's Counterpart" by Jean K. Baird
For instance, he charged three different prices for his surveyor's compasses.
"Early American Scientific Instruments and Their Makers" by Silvio A. Bedini
He took his compass and surveyor's chain with him.
"Brooks's Readers, Third Year" by Stratton D. Brooks
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