Definition of putlog in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpo͝otläɡ/
(also putlock /-ˌläk/)


A short horizontal pole projecting from a wall, on which the floorboards of scaffolding rest.
Example sentences
  • Use independent scaffolding to avoid putlog holes and other breaks in coatings.


Mid 17th century: of unknown origin.

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Syllabification: put·log

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