footlog

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From foot +‎ log.

Noun[edit]

footlog (plural footlogs)

  1. a log used as a footbridge
    • 1936, Margret Mitchell, Pat Conroy, Gone With the Wind[1] (Fiction), Reprint edition, Simon and Schuster, published 2007, ISBN 9781416548898:
      The Yankees had burned the bridge but she knew of a footlog bridge across a narrow point of the stream a hundred yards below.
    • 2002, Johnny Molloy, Long Trails of the Southeast[2] (Hiking), Menasha Ridge Press, ISBN 9780897325301, page 138:
      Pass a trail registration station, crossing a swamp on a footlog at 0.2 miles. ... Cross a small branch at 0.9 miles on a footlog.