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logger1

[law-ger, log-er] /ˈlɔ gər, ˈlɒg ər/
noun
1.
a person whose work is logging; lumberjack.
2.
a tractor used in logging.
3.
a machine for loading logs.
Origin of logger1
1725-1735
1725-35, Americanism; log1 + -er1

logger2

[law-ger, log-er] /ˈlɔ gər, ˈlɒg ər/
adjective, Scot.
1.
heavy or thick.
2.
thick-headed; stupid.
Origin
1665-75; back formation from loggerhead
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British Dictionary definitions for logger

logger

/ˈlɒɡə/
noun
1.
another word for lumberjack
2.
a tractor or crane for handling logs
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Word Origin and History for logger
n.

"one who fells or cuts trees," by 1708, agent noun from log (v.1).

"one who enters data in a log," 1958, agent noun from log (v.2).

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