noun \ˈpt-ˌlg, ˈpət-, -ˌläg\

Definition of PUTLOG

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

Origin of PUTLOG

probably alteration of earlier putlock, perhaps from 3put + 2lock
First Known Use: 1645


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