from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See log cabin, under log, adjective


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  • Dear Heloise: When making my first log-cabin quilt, I took a picture with my digital camera of one completed square.

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  • For three days Kit and Shorty laboured, carrying the ton and a half of outfit from the middle of the river to the log-cabin Stine and


  • Then as the log-cabin legend of Jackson gained steam, it was claimed - falsely - that in his rough frontier style he had declared a friend "Ole Kurrek (all correct) and no mistake."

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  • "It's less about that log-cabin and hiking-in-the-mountains kind of guy," says Eunice Lee , founder and designer of Unis, an understated men's label which "did an explosion" of short-sleeve woven shirts this season.

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  • A small part of the vast military camp had survived and this section was wired off and some extra quonset huts and a log-cabin recreation center built and training equipment set up.

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  • The road is lined with small resorts, motels, stores, and restaurants, many of them featuring rustic log-cabin designs.

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  • While Lincoln said his time in a classroom totaled no more than one year, a peek inside that log-cabin schoolroom gives some idea of the culture that produced the sixteenth President.

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  • I also did these things today - finished the last four log-cabin blocks from the shirts and made my "M is for" cards - inspired by my kids on this one, especially Alex, who got some new gloves with little monsters on the fingers.

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  • In time, the log-cabin model was replaced by a more modern ideal: the self-made man, a restless, competitive breadwinner whose masculinity depended on success in an industrial, materialistic society.

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  • A log-cabin trading post stood beside the motel opposite the station, banners for hunting supplies in the window, a sign in the door indicating that it would open at noon.

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