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lumberjack

[luhm-ber-jak]
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noun
  1. a person who works at lumbering; logger.
  2. lumber jacket.
  3. Canadian. the gray jay.

Origin of lumberjack

First recorded in 1825–35; lumber1 + jack1
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British Dictionary definitions for lumberjack

lumberjack

noun
  1. (esp in North America) a person whose work involves felling trees, transporting the timber, etc

Word Origin

C19: from lumber 1 + jack 1 (man)
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Word Origin and History for lumberjack

n.

1831, Canadian English, from lumber (n.) + Jack.

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