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gas log

a gas burner in a fireplace, made to resemble a log.
Origin of gas log
1880-85, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • The gas-log was not turned on, it would have been too hot, and anyhow—a gas-log!

    The Jonathan Papers Elisabeth Woodbridge Morris
  • Why, Lil Pendleton wears a lace shawl over her shoulders in the house, and hangs over the gas-log like an old woman.

  • Isaac Dorn was sitting in a chair beside the gas-log fire in his son's apartment.

    Erik Dorn Ben Hecht

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