loggets

or log·gats

[ law-gits, log-its ]
/ ˈlɔ gɪts, ˈlɒg ɪts /

noun (used with a singular verb)

a game, formerly played in England, in which players throw pieces of wood at a stake.

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Origin of loggets

1575–85; plural of logget, equivalent to log1 + -et
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