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Dash Board Overalls Bib overalls. ...
Day Man A laborer who receives a stated daily remuneration. ...
Daylight In The Swamp A call after breakfast to start the men into the ...
Daylight Robber A log Scaler ...
Deacon Seat 1. The one classic piece of camp furniture, built on ...
Dead And Down Standing trees and trees on the ground either dead or ...
Dead Head 1. A water-soaked log lying on the bottom of a ...
Dead Horse A sort of useless job. River pigs considered stream clearing ...
Dead Man A fallen tree on the shore, or a timer in ...
Dead Water That part of a stream having such slight fall that ...
Deadener A heavy log or timber with spikes set in the ...
Deadheading Salvaging sunken logs. ...
Deal A large, hewed timber with rounded corners for exporting, usually ...
Death Warrant A hospital ticket. The lumberjacks' "Blue Cross." ...
Deck A pile of logs in the woods, at a landing. ...
Deck Up To pile up logs as a landing. ...
Decker One who rolls logs upon a log deck. He straightens ...
Decking Chain A long chain used in loading or piling logs. Same ...
Deer Foot 1. A V-shaped iron catch on the side of a ...
Dehorn To saw off the ends of logs bearing the owner's ...
Dennison Hook A hook used in the early pine days in handling ...
Dens Houses of Prostitution, cribs. ...
Dentist One who files saws. ...
Derrick The loading boom on a railroad log-loading rigs. ...
Dingle The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping quarters ...
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Bibliography
L.G. Sorden Lumberjack Lingo Northword Edition
with permission of Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group