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rosser

[raw-ser, ros-er] /ˈrɔ sər, ˈrɒs ər/
noun
1.
a logger who peels the bark from, and often smooths one side of, a log so that it may be dragged easily.
2.
any of various machines or devices for removing bark from logs and pulpwood.
3.
an attachment on a circular saw for removing ross or bark ahead of the blade.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75, Americanism; ross + -er1
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