loggets
or loggats noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: probably from 1log + -et Date: 1581 a game formerly played in England in which participants throw pieces of wood at a stake

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • loggets — noun A game involving throwing pieces of wood at a stake. Did these bones cost no more the breeding but to play at loggets with them? …   Wiktionary

  • loggets — /law gits, log its/, n. (used with a sing. v.) a game, formerly played in England, in which players throw pieces of wood at a stake. Also, loggats. [1575 85; pl. of logget, equiv. to LOG1 + ET] * * * …   Universalium

  • loggets — log·gets …   English syllables

  • loggets — …   Useful english dictionary

  • loggats — noun plural but singular or plural in construction see loggets …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Loggats — (Loggets, engl.), ein in der Kirchhofszene von Shakespeares »Hamlet« erwähntes, dem germanischen Heidenwerfen (s. d.) ähnliches Spiel, das Heinrich VIII. für ganz England verbot …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • loggats — noun plural but usually singular in construction see loggets …   Useful english dictionary

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