kilhig

noun
kil·​hig | \ ˈkilˌhig \
variants: or killig \ ˈkilig \
plural -s

Definition of kilhig

: a short thick pole used in logging to direct the fall of a tree

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“Kilhig.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kilhig. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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