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timber-getter Line breaks: timber-getter

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Definition of timber-getter in English:

noun

Australian
A lumberjack.
Example sentences
  • From then on the local timber-getters and later settlers referred to the place as the Natural Bridge.
  • This tramway was built by timber-getters to haul logs from the rainforest to Long Creek Mill.
  • They were timber-getters and were seeking the giant cedar tress growing in the area.

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