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lumberjack

Line breaks: lum¦ber|jack
Pronunciation: /ˈlʌmbədʒak
 
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(also lumberman)

Definition of lumberjack in English:

noun

(Especially in North America) a person who fells trees, cuts them into logs, or transports them to a sawmill.
Example sentences
  • The first paintball markers were used by timber cruisers and lumbermen to mark the trees selected for harvesting or cutting.
  • There were a lot of lumberjacks to cut down trees and export them to England.
  • For many generations, my forefathers have been lumbermen, loggers and mill workers.

Words that rhyme with lumberjack

bootjackcrackerjack

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