rosser


rosser

rosser [raw-ser, ros-er] ExamplesWord Origin 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 of rosser An Americanism dating back to 1870–75; ross + -er1 Examples from the Web for rosser Contemporary Examples of rosser

  • I asked Rosser if she would advise a male loved one to refrain from sex if his partner disclosed she had HPV.

    The Silent Shame of HPV

    Emily Shire

    August 29, 2014

  • Historical Examples of rosser

  • Rosser’s men could not withstand the charge, but broke and fled up the hill.

    Three Years in the Federal Cavalry

    Willard Glazier

  • Rosser had attacked the pickets at the fords and was driving them in.

    Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman

    J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd

  • He was attacked by Rosser who made a lot of his men prisoners.

    Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman

    J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd

  • Rosser, with the cavalry, attacked Custer and assisted Gordon.

    The Civil War Through the Camera

    Henry W. (Henry William) Elson

  • “I’ll have an agreement drawn up, relating to the claims, at once,” said Rosser.

    Poppy

    Cynthia Stockley

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