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yule log

 (yo͞ol)
n.
1. A large log traditionally burned in a fireplace at Yuletide.

yule log

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a large log of wood traditionally used as the foundation of a fire in the hearth at Christmas

yule′ log`


n.
a large log of wood that traditionally formed the backlog of the fire at Christmas.
[1715–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yule log - large log traditionally burned at ChristmasYule log - large log traditionally burned at Christmas
backlog - the large log at the back of a hearth fire
Translations

yule log

n (cake) → tronchetto di Natale; (piece of wood) ceppo nel caminetto a Natale
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Most yule logs we have over Christmas are now chocolate ones but these are based on the ancient tradition that some people still follow.
Insider tucked into turkey and cranberry sandwiches, mini Christmas cakes and Yule logs, washed down with a glass of mulled wine.
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MINCE pies, yule logs, berries and spices are among the favourite flavours of Christmas and sitting down with a cuppa and a home-made seasonal sweet treat can make a welcome break in the day.
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So move over mince pies with your 400-year-old history, and welcome to chocolate Yule logs.
If they could keep yule logs burning bright for those 12 days, then the sun would be persuaded to move and make the days grow longer.
Yule Logs and Silver Cones, at Thornley Woodlands Centre, Sunday, December 10, 2-4pm.
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