log

Part of speech: verb

To cut, as logs.

Part of speech: noun

A bulky piece of timber.

Part of speech: noun

A weighted board for showing the speed of a vessel, by drawing a line in trailing behind; record of the daily progress and affairs of a vessel.

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Usage examples "log":

  1. Turning away from her without a reply, he rushed through the open gate and across the road and the poplar log into the friendly shelter of his mill. - "The Miller Of Old Church", Ellen Glasgow.
  2. " Don't- don't you dare to step over that log," shouted Bazelhurst. - "Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3", Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds.
  3. Keep a sharp eye on the log, sergeant! - "Captured by the Navajos", Charles A. Curtis.