Definitions

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  • n. a log used as a footbridge

Etymologies

From foot +‎ log. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Yankees had burned the bridge but she knew of a footlog bridge across a narrow point of the stream a hundred yards below.

    Gone with the Wind

  • It seemed that everybody else was in a family, he thought as he followed Pa across the footlog and started up the steep path.

    MOONSHINER’S SON

  • Not sure what he should say, he muttered, “I gotta go now,” and hurried across the footlog.

    MOONSHINER’S SON

  • Amy crossed the branch on the footlog and started uphill ahead of him.

    MOONSHINER’S SON

  • Would he shine that fancy flashlight of his all up and down the branch before he stepped onto the footlog?

    MOONSHINER’S SON

  • When he came out of the woods onto the path, Tom turned downhill, heading toward the footlog.

    MOONSHINER’S SON

  • Tom hesitated when he came to the path that led to the footlog.

    MOONSHINER’S SON

  • Tom had just crossed the footlog when he saw Amy riding toward him.

    MOONSHINER’S SON

  • At last Tom reached Jenkins Branch and crossed on the footlog.

    MOONSHINER’S SON

  • By the time he reached the footlog, Tom was miserable.

    MOONSHINER’S SON

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