peckerwood sawmill

peckerwood sawmill

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  • peckerwood mill — noun or peckerwood sawmill chiefly South : a small usually portable sawmill characterized by slipshod equipment and operation …   Useful english dictionary

  • peckerwood — /pek euhr wood /, n. 1. Midland and Southern U.S. woodpecker. 2. Southern U.S. Slang (disparaging and offensive). See poor white. adj. 3. Southern U.S. small or insignificant: He makes a living farming and running a peckerwood sawmill. [1825 35,… …   Universalium

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