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Gig Trail or Gigging Trail A trail alongside a stream used to follow log drives. ...
Gigging Home Walking back toward camp on a gig trail. Walking upstream ...
Gill Poke A swinging boom used to poke logs off cars at ...
Gilleary A cant hook. A swing dog gilleary. ...
Gin Pole 1. A short spar, used instead of a jammer for ...
Gin Pole Side Opposite of face side. Same as Canada side. ...
Girl House Place of entertainment for the lumberjack. Saloon with girl inmates. ...
Girt An Ox was measured by its girt or girth when ...
Give Her Snoose Meaning to increase power, to hurry. A tribute to potency ...
Give Her The Gapp La Daw A French Canadian term meaning to increase production. ...
Glancer A log placed on the lower side of a skidding ...
Glancing Boom A boom on either side of a gate to guide ...
Glisse Skids Freshly peeled skids on which logs slide instead of roll ...
Glut Rather large, heavy saw wedges used along with steel wedges ...
Go Back Road A road upon which unloaded sleighs can return to the ...
Go From me - Come To Me A pike pole. ...
Go-Devil A sled made from two natural crooks of maple or ...
Goad Stick Hickory rod from four to six feet long with a ...
Goldfish Canned Salmon ...
Goose Neck 1. A hook made of a heavy iron used on ...
Got E'er Made Quitting the job. The lumberjack had his stake made. Saved ...
Got Set An expression used by a teamster when he became mired ...
Gouger A device used for cutting rusts in a road for ...
Governor An employer; a superintendent; a manager; a director. ...
Grab A company store. ...
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Bibliography
L.G. Sorden Lumberjack Lingo Northword Edition
with permission of Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group