Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Nautical, a reel on which the log-line is wound. See log.

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Examples

  • My thoughts returned to that thing, Tammy and I had seen near the log-reel.

    The Ghost Pirates: Chapter 3

  • Then, suddenly, crouching under the rail near the log-reel, I saw something that looked like a man; but so hazy and unreal, that I could scarcely say I saw anything.

    The Ghost Pirates: Chapter 2

  • The Second continued to stare at the log-reel for a brief instant; then he turned to me, with a sneer.

    The Ghost Pirates: Chapter 2

  • He had made Tammy give him every detail he could remember about the figure we had seen by the log-reel.

    The Ghost Pirates: Chapter 4

  • There was a log-reel and line on deck, and I found a sand-glass in the chest in my cabin in which

    The Frozen Pirate

  • Even as I spoke, the little beggar caught at my sleeve with one hand; and, pointing across to the log-reel with the other, screamed: “He’s coming!

    The Ghost Pirates

  • Even as I spoke, the little beggar caught at my sleeve with one hand; and, pointing across to the log-reel with the other, screamed: "He's coming!

    The Ghost Pirates: Chapter 2

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