[Ads-l] planers, sawyers, and snags

Joan Hall jdhall at WISC.EDU
Wed Dec 7 17:27:22 UTC 2016

The OED definition for planter:

OED def 9 for "planter" is: "U.S. regional (chiefly Mississippi Valley and Ohio Valley). A snag formed by a tree trunk embedded in a more or less erect position in a river."

looks suspiciously like the one from DARE!

A tree or branch lodged rigidly in a river bed and constituting a hazard to navigation. esp Mississippi-Ohio Valleys<http://www.daredictionary.com.ezproxy.library.wisc.edu/search?rcode=region.Missip-Ohio%20Valleys>  Cf sawyer 4<http://www.daredictionary.com.ezproxy.library.wisc.edu/view/dare/ID_00050213#ID_50213_004>

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