Where did the phrase sleep like a log come from?

Slept like a log It is thought to have come from the early pioneer days in North America when lumberjacking was popular. These burly men would cut down trees with basic tools, such as band saws. The trees were then cut into big logs.

What does the phrase mean sleep like a log?

to sleep very well
informal. : to sleep very well.

What is one other way to say that you slept like a log?

What is another word for sleep like a log?

slumber doze
nap sleep
catnap snooze
drowse kip
rest zizz

What does sleeping like a pig mean?

To sleep very soundly. The earliest simile of this kind, now obsolete, is to sleep like a swine (pig/hog), which dates from Chaucer’s time.

Is slept like a rock a metaphor?

To experience a very deep and restful sleep; to sleep soundly.

What does the expression eat like a bird mean?

Eat very little
Eat very little, as in Jan is very thin—she eats like a bird. This simile alludes to the mistaken impression that birds don’t eat much (they actually do, relative to their size), and dates from the first half of the 1900s.

What is the meaning of idiom eat like a horse?

always eat a lot of food
informal. to always eat a lot of food: She’s so thin, yet she eats like a horse. Hungry & thirsty. (I’m so hungry), I could eat a horse idiom.

What is an ALOG?

Acronym. Definition. ALOG. Army Logistician (Magazine)

What is the meaning of sleep like a dog?

Informal to be sexually promiscuous. sleep in. vb intr, adv. 1 (Brit) to sleep longer than usual.

What is the meaning of the idiom hit the hay?

go to one’s bed in order to sleep
to go to one’s bed in order to sleep. It’s been a great evening, but I’m ready to hit the hay.

What does the saying Sleeping Giant mean?

Definition of sleeping giant : one that has great but unrealized or newly emerging power.