- loggan stone,
- loggerhead shrike,
- loggerhead turtle,
Origin of loggerhead
Examples from the Web for loggerhead
Both words 'loggerhead' and 'logger-head' are present, leaving.Shakespeare's Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet|William Shakespeare
The next second I had it in the boat, and had a turn around the loggerhead.
The boat-steerer now stood ready to let the lines run through the loggerhead over the bows of the boat.Old Jack|W.H.G. Kingston
In the loggerhead's food, birds and mice amount to only twenty-four per cent.
The Loggerhead Turtle is even larger than this, and sometimes weighs as much as fifteen hundred pounds.Natural History in Anecdote|Various
Word Origin for loggerhead
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.