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Term: You-know (logging)

Definition: A tin wash basin kept just for taking up collections. A penny was soldered to the bottom to remind the lumber-jacks that they couldn't give less than a penny when it was passed.  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)]
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