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[lej-er] /ˈlɛdʒ ər/
noun, Angling.
ledger (def 4).


[ley-zhey] /leɪˈʒeɪ/
Alexis Saint-Léger
[a-lek-see san-ley-zhey] /a lɛkˈsi sɛ̃ leɪˈʒeɪ/ (Show IPA),
St.-John Perse.
[fer-nahn] /fɛrˈnɑ̃/ (Show IPA),
1881–1955, French artist. Unabridged
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  • They reached the bay, and descended at the spot where the leger ought to have been at anchor.

    The World Peril of 1910 George Griffith
  • A detachment of the 520th leger has marched in pursuit of the pretender and his dupes.

    Burlesques William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Early in 1541 St. leger received authority to summon a Parliament.

  • The "Prime Minister" was now one of the favourites for the leger.

    The Duke's Children

    Anthony Trollope
  • He'll put a lot of money on this 'orse of yours for the leger if he's managed right.

    The Duke's Children

    Anthony Trollope
  • I don't know whether any horse has ever been such a favourite for the leger.

    The Duke's Children

    Anthony Trollope
  • The leger would be an affair of such moment as to demand his presence.

    The Duke's Children

    Anthony Trollope
  • "He must be that count who has hired Franconville; that's the path to it," said leger.

    A Start in Life Honore de Balzac
  • "A handful of copper," said leger, with a little grim smile.

    Delilah of the Snows Harold Bindloss
British Dictionary definitions for leger


/French leʒe/
Fernand (fɛrnɑ̃). 1881–1955, French cubist painter, influenced by industrial technology
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