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log chip

or log·chip

noun Nautical.
  1. the wooden chip of a chip log, for holding the end of the log line.
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Origin of log chip

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

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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British Dictionary definitions for logship

log chip

  1. nautical the chip of a chip log
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