Term: By-the-piece (logging)
Piece work, contract work, but usually applied to contract felling and bucking. Same as by-the-bushel, by-the-inch, by the mile. 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).]