Yule log

noun

: a large log formerly put on the hearth on Christmas Eve as the foundation of the fire

Word History

First Known Use

1725, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Yule log was in 1725

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“Yule log.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yule%20log. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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Yule log

noun

: a large log formerly put on the hearth on Christmas Eve as the foundation of the fire

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