log chip

or log·chip

noun Nautical.

the wooden chip of a chip log, for holding the end of the log line.

Origin of log chip

First recorded in 1840–50
Also called log ship, logship.

log ship

or log·ship

noun Nautical.

Origin of log ship

First recorded in 1835–45
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British Dictionary definitions for logship

log chip


nautical the chip of a chip log
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