Term: Hang-up (logging)
Definition: 1. A tree felled so that it catches against another instead of falling to the ground. Same as buck-wheat, lodge. 2. As applied to river driving, to iscontinue; thus a drive may be hung-up for lack of water or for some other reason. 3. In hauling with a team, to get the load stuck either in the mud or behind a stump. 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)]