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rollway

[ rohl-wey ]
/ ˈroʊlˌweɪ /
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noun

a place on which things are rolled or moved on rollers.
Lumbering.
  1. an incline for rolling or sliding logs into a stream to begin them on their journey from lumber camp to mill.
  2. a pile of logs in or at the side of a river or stream ready to go to the mill.

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Origin of rollway

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55; roll + way1
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British Dictionary definitions for rollway

rollway
/ (ˈrəʊlˌweɪ) /

noun

an incline down which logs are rolled for transportation
a series of rollers laid parallel to each other, over which heavy loads may be moved
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