Term: Boiling-up (logging)
Washing one's clothes, sometimes meant to delouse one's clothes by boiling them. Early camps were often infested with body lice and bed bugs. The lumberjacks tried to kill them by boiling their clothes when the clothes were washed. Same as boiling-out. View more information about logging elsewhere at wisconsinhistory.org
View pictures relating to logging at Wisconsin Historical Images.
[Source: Sorden, L.G. and Isabel J. Ebert. Logger's Words of Yesteryears. (Madison, 1956).]