Definition of putlog in English:

putlog

(also putlock)

Pronunciation /ˈpo͝otläɡ/ /ˈpʊtlɑɡ/

noun

  • 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.’

Origin

Mid 17th century of unknown origin.