Definition of putlog in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈpʌtlɒg
(also putlock /-lɒk/)


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


mid 17th century: of unknown origin.

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