Origin of log line
Examples from the Web for log line
Whatever it was, I knew that it was climbing aboard by the log-line.The Sea-Wolf|Jack London
He held up a coiled length of log-line as a visible corroboration to his statement.A Sub and a Submarine|Percy F. Westerman
"Heaving the log," to ascertain the speed by means of a log-line.Practical Boat-Sailing|Douglas Frazar
Sillometer, si-lom′e-tėr, n. an instrument for measuring the speed of a ship without a log-line.
As to what's called longitude, she's best left to the log-line.'My Danish Sweetheart., Volume 2 of 3|William Clark Russell