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Jigger To pull a log by horsepower over a level place ...
Jill Poke 1. A log stuck in the bank of a stream ...
Jim Binder A springy pole used for tightening a chain binding together ...
Jinnie A drag used to haul logs from woods to skidway. ...
Job Hog A worker who took another man's position away from him; ...
Job Shark An employment agent who sold jobs to lumberjacks. ...
Job Simple 1. Fear of losing one's job. 2. Stupid ...
Jobber A small logging contractor ...
Jobber's Sun 1. The moon; so called in a jobber's or contractor's ...
Joe Hog A sled for skidding logs. ...
John Is Up The River A river drive expression indicating that logs will soon be ...
Johnny Newcome A newcomer ...
Johnson Board 1. A Jacob's staff 2. A heavy bar attached to the ...
Journey or Journey Cake or Johnny Cake A corn pone bread baked in a reflector oven. ...
Judy Coon A raft with a capstan for floating logs across the ...
Juicery A saloon. ...
Jump A Log Placing a log to fit in a certain place on ...
Jumper 1. A sled shod with wood, used for hauling supplies ...
Jumper Sled A log sled having a high crosspiece on which one ...
Jumping Jack A logger who rested all week and worked on Sunday ...
June Bug A lantern set on the booms while loading logs at ...
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Bibliography
L.G. Sorden Lumberjack Lingo Northword Edition
with permission of Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group