President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Salam Fayyad are at loggerheads over how to form a Palestinian state.
Even within the PLO the different factions are often at loggerheads and maneuver to gain the upper hand.
Money laundering had now become a political issue, and Mexican and U.S. officials remained at loggerheads.
In the next two years, the Republicans and Democrats will often be at loggerheads, mired in the gridlock of divided government.
I don't like to see you at loggerheads, and I don't see any reason for it.
He and the village have been at loggerheads about the Institute, I believe.
The two Americans, distracted by their sweating, cursed the heat and the loggerheads of their situation.
Well, my dear fellow, we shall not come to loggerheads about that.
His ideal was to be more or less at loggerheads with everybody.
For the preceding twenty hours he had been at loggerheads with the crew.
1580s, "stupid person, blockhead," perhaps from dialectal logger "heavy block of wood" + head (n.). Later it meant "a thick-headed iron tool" (1680s), a type of cannon shot, a type of turtle (1650s). Loggerheads "fighting, fisticuffs" is from 1670s, but the exact notion is uncertain, perhaps it suggests the heavy tools used as weapons. The phrase at loggerheads "in disagreement" is first recorded 1670s.