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alder n Cp BRYANT 469 alder grab 'stem of an alder...bent hold a boom or logs inshore.' Comb alder-grabber: a logger inexperienced in the spring log drive.
   C 66-4 Alder-grabbers are loggers who are afraid to go out on the logs when they are being floated downstream. P 292-83 'It's better to be a live alder grabber than a dead bubble walker.' 1985 Terminology of Loggers 2 ~ a person who lingers around the shore during a drive trying to avoid going out on the river.

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