The act or process of rolling logs from the place where they were felled to the stream which floats them to the sawmill or to market. In this labor neighboring camps of loggers combine to assist each other in turn.
- The exchanging of political favors, especially the trading of influence or votes among legislators to achieve passage of projects that are of interest to one another.
- The exchanging of favors or praise, as among artists, critics, or academics.
- See birling.