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log ship

or log·ship

noun Nautical.
  1. log chip.
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Origin of log ship

First recorded in 1835–45
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Historical Examples

  • Hence the term "log-ship," or "chip," which is its true name.

    Notes and Queries, Vol. IV, Number 101, October 4, 1851


  • The holes are so placed that the log-ship will hang square from the span thus formed.