Definition of putlog in English:

putlog

Syllabification: put·log
Pronunciation: /ˈpo͝otˌlôɡ, -ˌläɡ
 
/
(also putlock /-ˌläk/)

noun

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

Origin

mid 17th century: of unknown origin.

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