log·​gets ˈlȯ-gəts How to pronounce loggets (audio)
variants or loggats
plural in form but singular or plural in construction
: a game formerly played in England in which participants throw pieces of wood at a stake

Word History


probably from log entry 1 + -et

First Known Use

1581, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of loggets was in 1581

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“Loggets.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loggets. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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