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[lawg-rohl, log-]U.S. Politics.
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verb (used with object)
  1. to procure the passage of (a bill) by logrolling.
verb (used without object)
  1. to engage in political logrolling.

Origin of logroll

1825–35, Americanism; back formation from logrolling
Related formslog·roll·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for log roll


  1. mainly US to use logrolling in order to procure the passage of (legislation)
Derived Formslogroller, noun
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