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Jack 1. A lifting device made of ash or hickory and ...
Jack Chain An endless chain used for bringing logs from the hot ...
Jack In The Dark Where Are You? A robust, roughhouse game played in the bunkhouse. Two jacks ...
Jack Knife Dray A dray loaded so that logs would balance. The driver ...
Jack Ladder Heavy, endless chain with dogs which carry logs out of ...
Jack Pot 1. A contemptuous expression applied to an unskilled piece of ...
Jacob's Staff 1. A heavy bar attached to the axle of big ...
Jag Being drunk. ...
Jagger A sliver from a wire rope or cable. ...
Jail Hook Similar to butterfly hook; a large hook, partially closed, used ...
Jam Logs hung up by an obstruction during a river drive. ...
Jam Boom Any boom hastily set up behind the start of a ...
Jam Cracker A riverman expert in breaking log jams. ...
Jam Crew The crew who walked down the gig trail alongside the ...
Jam Pike A heavy pike with an eight-foot handle and an eight ...
Jammer 1. A derrick for loading logs onto sleigh or railroad ...
Jamming Logs Loading logs on any vehicle, such as a railroad flatcar. ...
Java Coffee. ...
Jemmy John The handcar on a railroad track. A pede pr velocipede ...
Jerk The Hash Serve the Food ...
Jerk Wire A wire attached to the whistle on yarding donkey, on ...
Jesus Bill The evangelist, Billy Sunday. ...
Jethro Iron A large metal piece used on railroad ties invented by ...
Jews Harp A ring used to hold the draft chain on an ...
Jibbo To remove a hook from a log. ...
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L.G. Sorden Lumberjack Lingo Northword Edition
with permission of Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group