water-logged

waterlogged

[waw-ter-lawgd, -logd, wot-er-]

Origin:
1760–70; water + log1 (apparently in v. sense “(of water) to accumulate in a ship”) + -ed2

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waterlog

[waw-ter-lawg, -log, wot-er-]
verb (used with object), waterlogged, waterlogging.
1.
to cause (a boat, ship, etc.) to become uncontrollable as a result of flooding.
2.
to soak, fill, or saturate with water so as to make soggy or useless.
verb (used without object), waterlogged, waterlogging.
3.
to become saturated with water.

Origin:
1770–80; apparently back formation from waterlogged

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waterlogged (ˈwɔːtəˌlɒɡd)
 
adj
1.  saturated with water
2.  (of a vessel still afloat) having taken in so much water as to be unmanageable

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waterlog
1779, from water + log (n.); the notion is of "reduce to a log-like condition."
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