logrolling

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

log·roll·ing

noun \-ˌrō-liŋ\

Definition of LOGROLLING

1
[from a former American custom of neighbors assisting one another in rolling logs into a pile for burning] :  the exchanging of assistance or favors; specifically :  the trading of votes by legislators to secure favorable action on projects of interest to each one
2
:  the rolling of logs in water by treading; also :  a sport in which contestants treading logs try to dislodge one another

First Known Use of LOGROLLING

1812

Rhymes with LOGROLLING

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: log rule
Previous Word in the Dictionary: logroll
All Words Near: logrolling

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up logrolling? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).