lumberman

noun
lum·​ber·​man | \ ˈləm-bər-mən How to pronounce lumberman (audio) \

Definition of lumberman

: a person who is engaged in or oversees the business of cutting, processing, and marketing lumber

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Examples of lumberman in a Sentence

a lumberman who supervises the rest of the team during logging season
Recent Examples on the Web In the spring when the coronavirus first hit, state officials searched far and wide for personal protective equipment, relying on everything from Chinese bankers to a Cromwell lumberman to procure hard-to-find masks and gowns. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, "Shelter changes, stressed clinics, Statehouse planning: News from around our 50 states," 2 Dec. 2020 In the spring of 1903, 24-year-old Mary Hannah Gibbs faced off with an armed lumberman near the Mississippi River headwaters at Itasca State Park in what became one of Minnesota’s first clashes between conservationists and industry. Curt Brown, Star Tribune, "Mary Gibbs stared down lumbermen in 1903 Itasca clash," 5 Dec. 2020 In the spring when the coronavirus first hit, state officials searched far and wide for personal protective equipment, relying on everything from Chinese bankers to a Cromwell lumberman to procure hard-to-find masks and gowns. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, "Shelter changes, stressed clinics, Statehouse planning: News from around our 50 states," 2 Dec. 2020 In the spring when the coronavirus first hit, state officials searched far and wide for personal protective equipment, relying on everything from Chinese bankers to a Cromwell lumberman to procure hard-to-find masks and gowns. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, "Shelter changes, stressed clinics, Statehouse planning: News from around our 50 states," 2 Dec. 2020 In the spring when the coronavirus first hit, state officials searched far and wide for personal protective equipment, relying on everything from Chinese bankers to a Cromwell lumberman to procure hard-to-find masks and gowns. Dave Altimari, courant.com, "After scouring the globe for PPE in the spring, the state of Connecticut recently found what it needed on Amazon," 29 Nov. 2020 This house was built by a lumberman named Charles Cavanaugh, and sits next to Mendocino Presbyterian Church, built in 1868 and one of the oldest continuously operating Protestant churches in California. New York Times, "What You Get for $1.6 Million in California," 4 May 2020 One such place in Butte County got its name when a lumberman called William Leonard rested under a cool tree on a warm day years ago. Carl Nolte, SFChronicle.com, "Fires are nothing new in California. The population of nearly 40 million is," 3 Nov. 2019 Will’s mental condition is studied, and father and daughter are allotted residence in a commune operated by a lumberman who takes Will on his staff to cut Christmas trees. Colin Covert, Detroit Free Press, "‘Leave No Trace’ is a moving father-daughter story," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of lumberman

1761, in the meaning defined above

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29 Dec 2020

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“Lumberman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lumberman. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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