rosser

noun ross·er \ -sə(r) \

Definition of rosser

plural -s
: one that rosses:
a : a logger who peels the bark and smooths the wood on one side of logs so they can be dragged more easily called also barker, scalper, slipper
b : one who peels bark from pulpwood to save wood that would be wasted if peeling were done by machine
c : peeler 1b
d (1) : an attachment for a circular saw to remove scaly and gritty bark ahead of the kerf
(2) : a machine for removing bark from pulpwood

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First Known Use of rosser

1872


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