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Pack Any container for lumberjack gear. Same as turkey; packsack. ...
Packing a Balloon Carrying one's blankets from camp to camp. ...
Packing a Card The lumberjack was a member of a union. ...
Packing the Rigging To wobblies, a man who was carrying I.W.W. organizing supplies- ...
Packs Winter footwear worn by lumberjacks. Made of rubber bottoms with ...
Packsack Any kind of canvas sack in which jacks carried their ...
Paint a Log To indicate with paint the ownership of a log. See ...
Paint Mark Variously colored paints used in the early days of pine ...
Paling A short board or piece of wood. ...
Pan A large flat metal plate curved up in front upon ...
Pan Roads Roads built for tractor with pan attached. In recent years ...
Pannikin A small pan or cup for tea or coffee. ...
Pants Rabbits Body vermin. Lice, crumbs. ...
Parbuckle Line or chain is passed under and back over a ...
Pardner As in a set of fallers, two men working together ...
Pass the Hat Taking up a collection for any reason, generally for a ...
Pat Him on The Lip To thrash or whip a person. ...
Paul Bunyan The mythical lumberjack. A Hercules among lumberjacks. ...
Paving Blocks Wood blocks used for surfacing city streets. They wee generally ...
Pea Jacket The standard overcoat of a lumberjack. A short wool plaid ...
Pea Picker A farmer who worked part time in a sawmill. ...
Pea Soup A French Canadian lumberjack. ...
Peaker 1. A load of logs narrowing sharply toward the top, ...
Pearl Diver A dish washer. ...
Peaver A log driver who rolled the logs from a bank ...
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Bibliography
L.G. Sorden Lumberjack Lingo Northword Edition
with permission of Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group