Log"ger*head` (?), n. [Log + head.]
A blockhead; a dunce; a numskull.
A spherical mass of iron, with a long handle, used to heat tar.
An upright piece of round timber, in a whaleboat, over which a turn of the line is taken when it is running out too fast.
Ham. Nav. Encyc.
A very large marine turtle (Thalassochelys caretta, ∨ caouana), common in the warmer parts of the Atlantic Ocean, from Brazil to Cape Cod; -- called also logger-headed turtle.
An American shrike (Lanius Ludovicianus), similar to the butcher bird, but smaller. See Shrike.
To be at loggerheads, To fall to loggerheads, ∨ To go to loggerheads, to quarrel; to be at strife.
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