Definition of Logroll

1. Verb. Work toward the passage of some legislation by exchanging political favors such as trading votes.

Generic synonyms: Politick
Derivative terms: Logrolling



Definition of Logroll

1. v. i. & t. To engage in logrolling; to accomplish by logrolling.

Definition of Logroll

1. Noun. (emergency medicine) A method of moving a patient, rolling up them on their side, and later onto a transport method such as a tarp, spineboard, or stretcher ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To exchange political favours. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To accomplish by logrolling. ¹

4. Verb. To roll a log in a body of water, while balancing on it; to birl. ¹

5. Verb. To move as rolling logs ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To safely move (a body) in an emergency situation, tilting them up, then laying them on a transport surface. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Logroll

1. to obtain passage of by exchanging political favors [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Logroll

logorrheic
logorrhoea
logorrhœic
logos
logospasm
logosyllabic
logotherapy
logothete
logothetes
logotype
logotypes
logotypies
logotypy
logout
logouts
logroll (current term)
logrolled
logroller
logrollers
logrolling
logrollings
logrolls
logrunner
logs
logs in
logs off
logs on
logspace
logsualization
logway

Literary usage of Logroll

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Papers and Proceedings of the Annual Meeting by American Economic Association (1918)
"... degeneracy of the pork-barrel theory. The inducement to logroll for special benefits is reduced if those who get the benefit are required to pay for it. ..."

2. Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1883)
"Our logroll' ing, our stumps and their politics, our fisheries^ our Negroes and Indians, our boats and out repu ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Finally Jefferson gave a dinner and arranged a "logroll" : two anti-Federalists from the Potomac region, who had voted against the assumption of the State ..."

4. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1856)
"Of course, nobody will use our Free-Bank Act who can logroll himself into a charter, and need not give any real security for his issues. Why should he ? ..."

5. Literature Circles: Voice and Choice in Book Clubs and Reading Groups by Harvey Daniels (2002)
"Obviously, in order to get groups of decent size, teachers will have to do more than massage—they may have to negotiate, cajole, finagle, bargain, logroll, ..."

6. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1856)
"Of course, nobody will use our Free-Bank Act who can logroll himself into a charter, and need not givo any real security for his issues. Why should he ? ..."

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