log ship or log·ship EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun Nautical. log chip. Liberaldictionary.com
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Origin of log ship First recorded in 1835–45 Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for log ship Historical Examples of log ship
Hence the term “log-ship,” or “chip,” which is its true name.
Notes and Queries, Vol. IV, Number 101, October 4, 1851
The holes are so placed that the log-ship will hang square from the span thus formed.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 7