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Hammond Egg | 23:09 Tue 13th Dec 2005 | Phrases & Sayings
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What is the derivation of the idiom 'at loggerheads'?


There is a village in Staffordshire called Loggerheads near which there was a battle during the Wars of the Roses - is there any connection?

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Thanks danube.
My wife and I have a fortnight at loggerheads every year.
An explanation is in one of the Patrick O'Brian navan novels -one of the 20 - can''t recall which one - two seamen were fighting with the loggerheads

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