Definition of putlog in English:

putlog

noun

(also putlock)
  • A short horizontal pole projecting from a wall, on which the floorboards of scaffolding rest.

    • ‘Use independent scaffolding to avoid putlog holes and other breaks in coatings.’

Pronunciation

putlog

/ˈpo͝otˌläɡ/ /ˈpʊtˌlɑɡ/

Origin

Mid 17th century of unknown origin.