A ruler or leader noted for extreme laxity.‘By and by, they peeped out and saw that King Log was stock-still.’
- ‘So depending on what you want out of your leaders, to have a ‘King Log’ could be a good thing or a bad thing.’
From a classical fable in which the frogs wanted a king, and Jupiter gave them a log of wood; when they complained, he sent them a stork, which promptly gobbled them up. See also King Stork.
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