Origin of logrollback-formation from logrolling
verblog·rolled, log·roll·ing, log·rolls
- To engage in political logrolling.
- To birl.
(third-person singular simple present logrolls, present participle logrolling, simple past and past participle logrolled)
- (intransitive) To exchange political favours.
- To combine legislative items, either or both of which might fail on its own, into a single bill that is more likely to pass.
- Republicans defeated Democratic efforts to logroll hate crimes legislation into the defense appropriations bill.
- To roll a log in a body of water, while balancing on it; to birl.
- To move like rolling logs.
- To safely move (a body) in an emergency (medical) situation, tilting them up, then laying them on a transport surface.
Back-formation from logrolling.