Logroll
Logroll Log"roll`, v. i. & t. To engage in logrolling; to accomplish by logrolling. [Political cant, U. S.] [1913 Webster]

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  • logroll — ☆ logroll [lôg′rōl΄ ] vi. [back form. < LOGROLLING] to take part in logrolling vt. to get passage of (a bill) by logrolling logroller n …   English World dictionary

  • logroll — verb Etymology: back formation from logrolling Date: 1835 intransitive verb to take part in logrolling transitive verb to promote passage of by logrolling • logroller noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • logroll — logroller, n. /lawg rohl , log /, U.S. Politics. v.t. 1. to procure the passage of (a bill) by logrolling. v.i. 2. to engage in political logrolling. [1825 35, Amer.; back formation from LOGROLLING] * * * …   Universalium

  • logroll — verb a) To exchange political favours b) to roll a log in a body of water, while balancing on it; to birl …   Wiktionary

  • logroll — v. conspire, plot (in politics, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • logroll — log·roll …   English syllables

  • logroll — log•roll [[t]ˈlɔgˌroʊl, ˈlɒg [/t]] v. t. 1) gov to procure the passage of (a bill) by logrolling 2) gov to engage in political logrolling • Etymology: 1825–35, back formation from logrolling log′roll er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • logroll — verb work toward the passage of some legislation by exchanging political favors such as trading votes • Derivationally related forms: ↑logrolling • Hypernyms: ↑politick • Verb Frames: Somebody s Somebody s something * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • J. R. Salzman — Darrell J.R. Salzman (born 1979) is a champion logroller and an Iraq War veteran. ESPN has called him among the preeminent outdoors athletes of the last decade.cite news url=http://sports.espn.go.com/outdoors/news/story?page=jr salzman recovery… …   Wikipedia

  • List of English back-formations — Back formation refers to either the process of creating a new lexeme (less precisely, a new word ) by removing actual or supposed affixes, or to the neologism formed by such a process. Back formations are shortened words created from longer words …   Wikipedia

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