Term: Bell-ox (logging)
Foreman. A nickname given to the camp foreman because he was to the crew what the leader or bell-ox was to the herd when it was turned out to pasture. View more information about logging elsewhere at wisconsinhistory.org
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[Source: Sorden, L.G. and Isabel J. Ebert. Logger's Words of Yesteryears. (Madison, 1956).]