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yule log

noun
1.
a large log of wood that traditionally formed the backlog of the fire at Christmas.
Also called yule block, yule clog.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25
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yule log

noun
1.
a large log of wood traditionally used as the foundation of a fire in the hearth at Christmas
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