[ poot-lawg, -log, puht- ]
/ ˈpʊtˌlɔg, -ˌlɒg, ˈpʌt- /
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any of a number of short pieces of lumber supporting a scaffold's floor.
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/ (ˈpʌtˌlɒɡ) /
a short horizontal beam that with others supports the floor planks of a scaffold
Word Origin for putlog
C17: changed (through influence of log 1) from earlier putlock, probably from put (past participle) + lock 1
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