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v. log·rolled, log·roll·ing, log·rolls
To work toward the passage of (legislation) by logrolling.
1. To engage in political logrolling.
2. To birl.
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) chiefly US to use logrolling in order to procure the passage of (legislation)
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1. to procure the passage of (a bill) by logrolling.v.i.
2. to engage in political logrolling.
[1825–35, back formation from logrolling]
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Past participle: logrolled
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|Verb||1.||logroll - work toward the passage of some legislation by exchanging political favors such as trading votes|
politick - engage in political activities; "This colleague is always politicking"
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