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rosser

[raw-ser, ros-er]
noun
  1. a logger who peels the bark from, and often smooths one side of, a log so that it may be dragged easily.
  2. any of various machines or devices for removing bark from logs and pulpwood.
  3. an attachment on a circular saw for removing ross or bark ahead of the blade.
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Origin of rosser

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75; ross + -er1
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