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Easy as Falling off a Log Expression said to have originated with the river pigs who ...
Eating Tent Generally a fly tent rather than a complete tent attached ...
Edging Cutting off barked edges of boards which have just passed ...
Edging Saw Saws that cut off any barked edges from lumber already ...
Empties Any type of logging vehicle being taken into the woods ...
End Hooks Various types of hooks affixed to each end of the ...
End Mark A log mark on the end of a log. ...
Endgate Cheese. ...
Engine Hill Any steep hill where a hoisting engine was set up ...
Epsom Salts A camp doctor. ...
Equalizer A whiffletree carried high on the rumps of the horses ...
Estimate To value the amount of standing timber. Same as cruise, ...
Estimator  A man who values the amount of standing timber, Same ...
Eveners A whiffletree which could be set to give a weaker ...
Evening Chores Lumberjacks worked in the woods until it was too dark ...
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Bibliography
L.G. Sorden Lumberjack Lingo Northword Edition
with permission of Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group