putlog

noun put·log \ ˈpu̇t-ˌlȯg , ˈpət- , -ˌläg \

Definition of putlog

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

Origin and Etymology of putlog

probably alteration of earlier putlock, perhaps from 3put + 2lock


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