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Yule log   /jul lɔg/   Listen
Yule log

Large log traditionally burned at Christmas.

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"Yule log" Quotes from Famous Books

... clothes-peg in a manner which I stated to be the most popular at the Hotel Dieu at Paris; and the old girl was so pleased that she has asked me to keep Christmas-day at her house, where she burns the Yule log, makes a bowl of wassail, and all manner of games. We are going to bore a hole in the Yule log with an old trephine, and ram it chuck-full of gunpowder; and Jack's little brother is to catch six or seven frogs, under pain of a ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, Complete • Various

... and blazed, and crackled, with a log so massive that no other Yule log in the known world could have held a candle to it; and in, on, and around that fire were pots, pans, and goblets innumerable, all of which hissed, and spluttered, and steamed at Larry O'Dowd, as if with glee at ...
— Silver Lake • R.M. Ballantyne

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