Definition of yule log in English:

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yule log

Pronunciation: /ˈjuːl ˌlɒɡ/

noun

1A large log traditionally burnt in the hearth on Christmas Eve.
Example sentences
  • The hall was stiflingly hot, and as we entered I saw why: directly across from the entrance, flames curled around a massive yule log set in a hearth large enough to hold a small crowd.
  • A yule log has traditionally been used to start the fire for the following year.
  • The evergreen and the yule log originated from the Norsemen.
1.1A log-shaped chocolate cake eaten at Christmas.
Example sentences
  • Each guild must enter a Christmas table centre, homemade Christmas card, Christmas tea cosy and chocolate yule log.
  • The winners of the monthly competition for the best homemade yule log was Doreen Mulhall.

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