log cabin

Definition of log cabin

  1. :  a cabin made from logs The successful man liked to claim humble a beginning, saying he was born in a log cabin.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a usually bulky piece or length of a cut or fallen tree

    :  a length of a tree trunk ready for sawing and over six feet (1.8 meters) long

    :  an apparatus for measuring the rate of a ship's motion through the water that consists of a block fastened to a line and run out from a reel

  1. :  to cut (trees) for lumber

    :  to make a note or record of :  enter details of or about in a log

    :  to move (an indicated distance) or attain (an indicated speed) as noted in a log

  1. :  logarithm

  1. : logic

  1. :  a private room on a ship or boat

    :  a compartment below deck on a boat used for living accommodations

    :  the passenger or cargo compartment of a vehicle (as an airplane or automobile)

  1. :  to live in or as if in a cabin

    :  confine, restrain

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