log etymology

Dutch word log comes from Dutch log (A chip log, instrument to measure a vessel's speed.)

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Detailed word origin of log

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
log Dutch (nld) A chip log, instrument to measure a vessel's speed.
logboek Dutch (nld) Logbook, journal.
log Dutch (nld) (computing) log. Logbook.