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timber cruiser

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  1. cruiser(def 6).
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Origin of timber cruiser

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95
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Historical Examples

  • It was the same fellow who had bunked with them and drank their elegant Java with such gusto—Stackpole, the timber-cruiser.

    Canoe Mates in Canada

    St. George Rathborne

  • The pack of the timber-cruiser, or land-looker, of the lumber trade is made of stout canvas, with shoulder-straps.

    The Way to the West

    Emerson Hough

  • He is supposed to be a timber-cruiser and log-sealer, but I reckon he doesn't work very hard at his trade.