timber cruiser

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Origin of timber cruiser

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95

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How to use timber cruiser in a sentence

  • 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
  • But the old creature, who lived alone, dismissed the timber cruiser with a wave of her bony hand.

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

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