Definitions for taffrail log

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. patent log, screw log, taffrail log(noun)

    a cigar-shaped log with rotary fins that measure the ship's speed

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  1. taffrail log(Noun)

    A mechanical device dragged from the stern of the vessel that indicates the vessel's speed through the water; usually consists of a propeller, a reading unit and a stiff line connecting them.

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