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N.G. No good, in reference to some cooks. A poor cook. ...
Narrow Guage A railroad no wider then four feet eight and one ...
Near Ox The left ox of a team of oxen. Off ox ...
Neck Yoke A bar with a ring at both ends and in ...
Nick To cut a notch to determine the direction a tree ...
Nigger A fast-moving arm on the log carriage in a sawmill ...
Nigger Hair A popular smoking and chewing tobacco in early days. ...
Nimrod A popular plug tobacco of loggers. ...
Nips Pieces of old blankets folded around the feet inside the ...
No-See-Ums A tiny fly found in the North Woods with a ...
Nooning Lunch in the woods, so no time was wasted going ...
Norton Jack A large, heavy screw jack used in railroad operations and ...
Norwegian Snowstorm The shoveling of snow by hand when the snow road ...
Nose To round off the end of a log in order ...
Nose Auger An auger with a down-cutting bit edge for boring large ...
Nose Bag 1. Tin lunch bucket carried by a river driver, generally ...
Nose Bag Show A camp where midday meal was taken to the woods ...
Notch To cut a notch to determine the direction a tree ...
Notch Up To open the throttle on a steam locomotive. ...
Notcher A man expert in falling trees who notched a tree ...
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Bibliography
L.G. Sorden Lumberjack Lingo Northword Edition
with permission of Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group