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lumberjack

[ luhm-ber-jak ]
/ ˈlʌm bərˌdʒæk /
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noun

a person who works at lumbering; logger.
Canadian. the gray jay.

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Origin of lumberjack

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

lumberjack
/ (ˈlʌmbəˌdʒæk) /

noun

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

Word Origin for lumberjack

C19: from lumber 1 + jack 1 (man)
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