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timber cruiser

cruiser (def 6).
Origin of timber cruiser
An Americanism dating back to 1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • But the old creature, who lived alone, dismissed the timber cruiser with a wave of her bony hand.

    Blue Ridge Country Jean Thomas
  • He then introduced the newcomer as Patsey O'Rell, a timber cruiser for a big lumber company.

  • A timber cruiser in Knott County, Kentucky, once came upon an old woman chopping firewood beside the door of her one-room cabin.

    Blue Ridge Country Jean Thomas
  • At Vancouver, where he lodged in a cheap hotel, he posed as a timber cruiser on a vacation.

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    Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) Cobb
  • Mr. Armstrong, a timber cruiser, late a resident of this city, gave me this information.

  • Everything was going wrong; and the philosophy of your timber cruiser under such conditions is to appear indifferent and reckless.

  • The timber cruiser hears the story of the fat boy's prowess.

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