putlog

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put·log

 (po͝ot′lôg′, -lŏg′, pŭt′-)
n.
One of the short pieces of lumber supporting the floor of a scaffold.

[Alteration (influenced by log) of obsolete putlock : perhaps put + lock.]

putlog

(ˈpʌtˌlɒɡ) or

putlock

n
(Building) a short horizontal beam that with others supports the floor planks of a scaffold
[C17: changed (through influence of log1) from earlier putlock, probably from put (past participle) +lock1]
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