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[lawg-rohl, log-] /ˈlɔgˌroʊl, ˈlɒg-/ U.S. Politics.
verb (used with object)
to procure the passage of (a bill) by logrolling.
verb (used without object)
to engage in political logrolling.
Origin of logroll
1825-35, Americanism; back formation from logrolling
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logroller, noun Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for log roll


(mainly US) to use logrolling in order to procure the passage of (legislation)
Derived Forms
logroller, noun
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log roll

noun phrase

A way of carefully turning a patient out of a cart onto a bed: She said she needed my help with a log roll in Room 643 (1970s+ Medical)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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