rollway

rollway

[rohl-wey]
noun
1.
a place on which things are rolled or moved on rollers.
2.
Lumbering.
a.
an incline for rolling or sliding logs into a stream to begin them on their journey from lumber camp to mill.
b.
a pile of logs in or at the side of a river or stream ready to go to the mill.

Origin:
1850–55, Americanism; roll + way1

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rollway (ˈrəʊlˌweɪ)
 
n
1.  an incline down which logs are rolled for transportation
2.  a series of rollers laid parallel to each other, over which heavy loads may be moved

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