band clog

1) A clog was a block of wood, a section of the trunk of a tree, and the band clog was apparently wood suitable for making door-bands.

The word ‘band’ was more commonly used for iron strip-hinges, but in 1371 j magno clog pro bandes pro dictis januis was purchased in York and in 1433 vij band clogs were included in a long inventory of timber items, along with soles, double posts, joists and several great oak trees, York. The inference in these cases may be that the bands were the cross timbers for the doors.

places York
dates 1371 1433

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