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Word Meanings - LOGGER - Book Publishers vocabulary database

One engaged in logging. See Log, v. i. Lowell.

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    One engaged in logging. See Log, v. i. Lowell.
    See LOGAN
    Made slow and heavy in movement; water-logged. Beaconsfield.
    Tending to draw the attention or affections; attractive; as, engaging manners or address. -- En*ga"ging*ly, adv. -- En*ga"ging*ness, n. Engaging and disengaging gear or machinery, that in which, or by means of which, one part is alternately brought
    Dull; stupid. Shak. A rabble of loggerheaded physicians. Urquhart.
    The state of being deeply interested; earnestness; zeal.
    A roofed open gallery. It differs from a veranda in being more architectural, and in forming more decidedly a part of the main edifice to which it is attached; from a porch, in being intended not for entrance but for an out-of-door sitting-room.
    An old game in England, played by throwing pieces of wood at a stake set in the ground. Shak. (more info) 1. A small log or piece of wood. B. Jonson. 2. pl.
    One who enters into an engagement or agreement; a surety. Several sufficient citizens were engagers. Wood.
    An upright piece of round timber, in a whaleboat, over which a turn of the line is taken when it is running out too fast. Ham. Nav. Encyc. (more info) 1. A blockhead; a dunce; a numskull. Shak. Milton. 2. A spherical mass of iron, with
    With attachment; with interest; earnestly.
    1. Occupied; employed; busy. 2. Pledged; promised; especially, having the affections pledged; promised in marriage; affianced; betrothed. 3. Greatly interested; of awakened zeal; earnest. 4. Involved; esp., involved in a hostile encounter; as,
    The knapweed.
    The business of felling trees, cutting them into logs, and transporting the logs to sawmills or to market.
    An action; a fight; a battle. In hot engagement with the Moors. Dryden. (more info) 1. The act of engaging, pledging, enlisting, occupying, or entering into contest. 2. The state of being engaged, pledged or occupied; specif., a pledge to take
    To come into gear with; as, the teeth of one cogwheel engage those of another, or one part of a clutch engages the other part. (more info) Etym: 1. To put under pledge; to pledge; to place under obligations to do or forbear doing something, as
    A renewed or repeated engagement.
    A kind of plum of medium size, roundish shape, greenish flesh, and delicious flavor. It is called in France Reine Claude, after the queen of Francis I. See Gage.
    Loosing; setting free; detaching. Disengaging machinery. See under Engaging.
    Prior engagement, obligation, or attachment, as by contract, promise, or affection. My pre├źngagements to other themes were not unknown to those for whom I was to write. Boyle.
    Sluggish. Somnolence that is sloggy slumbering Chaucer.
    1. One who flogs. 2. A kind of mallet for beating the bung stave of a cask to start the bung. Knight.
    Filled or saturated with water so as to be heavy, unmanageable, or loglike; -- said of a vessel, when, by receiving a great quantity of water into her hold, she has become so heavy as not to be manageable by the helm.
    The tenure by which a drench held land. Burrill.
    A hard hitter; a slugger. T. Hughes.
    1. The act of disengaging or setting free, or the state of being disengaged. It is easy to render this disengagement of caloric and light evident to the senses. Transl. of Lavoisier. A disengagement from earthly trammels. Sir W. Jones. 2. Freedom
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