logroll

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v logroll work toward the passage of some legislation by exchanging political favors such as trading votes
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i. & t Logroll To engage in logrolling; to accomplish by logrolling.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • logroll To engage in log-rolling in the political sense.
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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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