Yule log

noun

Definition of Yule log

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

First Known Use of Yule log

1725, in the meaning defined above

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“Yule log.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yule%20log. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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yule log

noun, often capitalized Y

Kids Definition of yule log

: a large log once put in the fireplace on Christmas Eve as the foundation of the fire

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Nglish: Translation of Yule log for Spanish Speakers

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