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yule log

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

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


n.
a large log of wood that traditionally formed the backlog of the fire at Christmas.
[1715–25]
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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
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Translations

yule log

n (cake) → tronchetto di Natale; (piece of wood) ceppo nel caminetto a Natale
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