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Men's Camp The building in a logging camp that housed and slept ...
Merchantable That portion of a timber stand or tree that can ...
Mexican Powder Pepper ...
Michigan Ax First of the two-bitted axes. ...
Michigan Jumper A lumberjack who worked only a few days in one ...
Michigan Stake A roll of dollar bills. ...
Mick An Irish Lumberjack. ...
Midway The roofed-over space between the bunkhouse and the cook shack ...
Military Bounty Warrants Warrants that could be assigned to any purchase of pine ...
Mill Pond The pond near a sawmill in which logs are held ...
Mill Race A watercourse directed to move a water wheel that furnished ...
Mill Run All of the lumber output of a sawmill which had ...
Mill Scale The scale of logs delivered to the mill. ...
Mill Store A lumber company-owned store that often paid in time checks ...
Misery Whip A crosscut saw used to cut down trees. ...
Mix Me A Walk Request for time when quitting. Same as down the pike, ...
Monday Leg or Monday Morning Disease A disease of horses accustomed to work and exercise but ...
Money Maker Same as a scale rule, log scale rule, cheat stick, ...
Monitor A windlass used to recover sunken logs or to tie ...
Monkey Burnt sugar used by cook to color gravy a rich ...
Monkey Jacket or Monkey Shirt A heavy wool shirt with the tails hemmed up to ...
Mooley A cant hook. A tool like a peavey but having ...
Mooley Hogan A person expert with a mooley. ...
Mooner A mythical creature in the logging woods. ...
Moose Birds Canada Jays or garbies. The reincarnated souls of dead lumberjacks. ...
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Bibliography
L.G. Sorden Lumberjack Lingo Northword Edition
with permission of Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group