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putlog

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noun put·log \ˈpu̇t-ˌlȯg, ˈpət-, -ˌläg\

Definition of putlog

  1. :  one of the short timbers that support the flooring of a scaffold



Origin and Etymology of putlog

probably alteration of earlier putlock, perhaps from 3put + 2lock


First Known Use: 1645


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