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- n. A timber dealer
- n. A person who installs timbers in a mine
- n. A longhorn beetle, of genus Acanthocinus, of European pine forests
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A man employed in placing supports of timber in a mine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In mining, one who attends to preparing and setting the timbering used for supporting the levels and shafts in a mine, or for any other purpose connected with the underground work.
- n. In entomology, a European longicorn beetle, Acanthocinus or Astynomus ædilis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an owner or manager of a company that is engaged in lumbering
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Agni araflammed and Mithra monished and Shiva slew as maya-mutras the obluvial waters of our noarchic memory withdrew, windingly goharksome, to some hastyswasty timberman torch-priest, flamenfan, the ward of the wind that lightened the fire that lay in the wood that Jove bolt, at his rude word.
"He made his money that way, and it is not long since he was a timberman on this same lode."
The farmer who owns a large forest tract should have some reliable and experienced timberman carefully inspect his timber and estimate the amount and value.
The man on the seat, talking to another on the ground, was Mr. Gedney Raffer, the timberman who was contending at law with Uncle Henry.
The timberman driving through the hollow had not seen the bobcat and her three blind babies; but he had roused the mother cat and she was now all ready to spring at intruders.
She came in sight of the young timberman and his outfit.
"If he holds his gait, he'll be a big timberman before you know it."
It was so in this case; and being known all over the district as a skilful miner, his specialty being timber-work, he very soon got a good job on the Pelican as boss timberman on a section of that important mine.
"A seaman's curse light on the folly that exposes planks and lives to such navigation; and all to burn some old timberman, or catch a Norway trader asleep! give way, men, give way!"
I didn't mean to make it awkward for a good timberman like you!!!