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putlog

[poo t-lawg, -log, puht-] /ˈpʊtˌlɔg, -ˌlɒg, ˈpʌt-/
noun
1.
any of a number of short pieces of lumber supporting a scaffold's floor.
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  • The solid oak burst with the blow, and the gun stuck fast, like a builder's putlog.

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putlog

/ˈpʌtˌlɒɡ/
noun
1.
a short horizontal beam that with others supports the floor planks of a scaffold
Word Origin
C17: changed (through influence of log1) from earlier putlock, probably from put (past participle) +lock1
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