lumberjack

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Etymology[edit]

From lumber and jack.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlʌm.bə.dʒæk/

Noun[edit]

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lumberjack (plural lumberjacks)

  1. a person whose work is to fell trees.
  2. a lumberjacket.

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Verb[edit]

lumberjack (third-person singular simple present lumberjacks, present participle lumberjacking, simple past and past participle lumberjacked)

  1. (transitive) To work as a lumberjack, cutting down trees.
    • 2009 July 28, John Branch, “Going Way of Old Growth”, New York Times:
      Many of the lumberjacking memories have faded to black and white, the brightest moments colored mostly by Jim McKay’s yellow blazer.

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