Origin of lumberjack
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Examples from the Web for lumberjack
After a few years of stubble, the lumberjack whiskers returned, now dyed black.Learning To Fear Dodger Pitcher Brian Wilson’s Beard
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Duffy was already a lumberjack Sports World Champion by the time he was cast on the show.How ‘Real World’ Sean Duffy Morphed Into the Shutdown Congressman
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I was trying to make something more of myself than just a lumberjack.Joan of Arc of the North Woods
There he heard of a lumberjack who had been dismissed from the hospital that morning.
All men are social creatures; the lumberjack is no exception.
"The lumberjack is no cheap skate," so they gladly gave in return.
One of the clerks said, "I have charge of the wannigan—the first graft of the lumberjack."
- (esp in North America) a person whose work involves felling trees, transporting the timber, etc
C19: from lumber 1 + jack 1 (man)
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Word Origin and History for lumberjack
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