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Log-book

The journal in which the “logs” are entered by the chief mate. Besides the logs, this book contains all general transactions pertaining to the ship and its crew, such as the strength and course of the winds, the conduct and misconduct of the men, and, in short, everything worthy of note.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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