Definition of rhoding in English:

rhoding

noun

Nautical
rare, historical
  • In plural and (less commonly) singular A bush or bearing in which an axle rotates; specifically one in a ship's pump.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Shipwright's Vade-mecum. Origin unknown. Perhaps compare rodding.

Pronunciation

rhoding

/rəʊdɪŋ/