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timberman

(ˈtɪmbəmən)
n, pl -men
(Animals) any of various longicorn beetles that have destructive wood-eating larvae. Also called: timberman beetle
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Noun1.timberman - an owner or manager of a company that is engaged in lumbering
owner, proprietor - (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business; "he is the owner of a chain of restaurants"
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For the past two years Lasota has played for the Nanaimo Timbermen, a junior women's (ages 17-21) team.
Timbermen, commercial fishermen, and some fur trappers blazed the way in this regard.
Bisceglie said the move to break away from the union followed the decision last summer by the United Brotherhood of Carpenters to merge the Dock Builders Local 1456 with the so-called Timbermen of Local 1536 to create a new local, 1556.
Taylor, "Tackling the Timbermen is a Ticklish Task for Bill," AD 27 April 1980, 8A; "Clinton to Discuss Report," AG 7 May 1980, 4A; "Task Force Recommends Steps to Preserve Forests," AG 24 May 1980, 4A; Karla Hyde, "Timber Task Force Hands Clinton 6 Issues of Top Concern," AD 5 June 1980, 4B; "Now-Eager to Please." Meanwhile, problems arose with the use of a federal grant to train chronically unemployed people to become lumberjacks, distracting from the plans of the forestry task force, and even leading to a primary challenge (see Brenda Tirey, "Governor Angry, Tells Officials to 'Fix' Program or Return Funds," AG 5 April 1980, 1A, 3A; Dave Edmark, "White Urges Clinton to Fire Aide for Unsuccessful SAWER Program," AG 8 June 1980, 5A; John R.
It was beloved by timbermen for resprouting readily from the stump and reaching diameters of two feet or more in little over half a century; an oak on similar soils would take a couple centuries to add as much wood.
The Louisiana Safety Association of Timbermen Self Insurers Fund (LSAT) provides workers' compensation insurance for its members and had excess insurance through the defendant underwriters at Lloyd's in London.
Two miners - timbermen - had sharpened up their axes and had felled two of the tallest trees in a small ash copse.
The Woody Biomass Coalition members are: Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference, American Forest Resources Council, American Loggers Council, Associated Oregon Loggers, Association of Consulting Foresters, Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Blount Inc., Caterpillar Inc., Deere & Co., Fecon Inc., Forest Landowners Association, Hancock Forest Management, Intermountain Forestry Association, Michigan Association of Timbermen, Montana Logging Association, National Association of Conservation Districts, National Woodland Owners Association, The Price Companies Inc., Society of American Foresters, Southeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association and Southeastern Wood Producers Association.
Because of the difficult mining conditions, highly skilled miners and timbermen were required, productivity was low, and mining costs were unusually high.
Seth Bauman and Gerry Pickens each had 19 points for the Timbermen (2-9).
Much of the early work involved mapping--providing charts for farmers, miners, engineers and timbermen. The US government was worried about natural resources, so the USGS put a lot of work into geological surveys.
During his prime he captured a record four consecutive Mann Cups--the Canadian senior men's championships-- with the Peterborough Timbermen from 1951 to 1954.