Logroller

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Logroller One who engages in logrolling. "The jobbers and logrollers will all be against it."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n logroller In a sawmill, a steam-power machine for loading logs upon the saw-carriage.
    • n logroller One of a number of politicians in a legislative body, united by an agreement, implied or expressed, to further each the other's schemes in consideration of a return in kind; a person habitually addicted to political log-rolling.
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Usage

In literature:

The Poet poses publicly, the Scribe Knows how to vaunt, to logroll, and to bribe.
"Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 103, August 20, 1892" by Various
The state capital was moved to Springfield as a part of the give and take of logrolling.
"Children of the Market Place" by Edgar Lee Masters
These appropriations are secured by what you call in America 'logrolling.
"The Land of the Kangaroo" by Thomas Wallace Knox
It matters that Mr Richard Le Gallienne should write under the name of 'Logroller,' for that is odd.
"A Novelist on Novels" by W. L. George
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In news:

The horse-trading, logrolling and back-scratching necessary to move the needle in the Senate are not among Corker 's favorite activities.
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