yule log


noun

a large log of wood that traditionally formed the backlog of the fire at Christmas.

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Also called yule block, yule clog .

Origin of yule log

First recorded in 1715–25

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British Dictionary definitions for yule log

yule log

noun

a large log of wood traditionally used as the foundation of a fire in the hearth at Christmas
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