Term: Punk (logging)
1. Any young man, but specifically a whistle punk. 2. A bad spot in the wood caused by an injury to the tree when it was young. See blind-punk. 3. Bread. 4. Wood so decayed as to be dry, crumbly, and useful for tinder. 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)]