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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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  • He stopped a moment, and looked at leger somewhat curiously.

    Delilah of the Snows Harold Bindloss
  • 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
  • Both leger and Sewell went, and Tomlinson came back with them.

    Delilah of the Snows Harold Bindloss
  • The leger would be an affair of such moment as to demand his presence.

    The Duke's Children Anthony Trollope
  • Mrs. leger smiled slowly, and it was as if a lamp showed for a moment in a darkened house and then mysteriously vanished.

    The Precipice Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  • 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
  • There was evidently no more to be got out of him, and leger and Ingleby went up the trail together towards the bakery.

    Delilah of the Snows Harold Bindloss
  • I don't know whether any horse has ever been such a favourite for the leger.

    The Duke's Children Anthony Trollope
  • That he had done so hitherto was, it seemed to leger, plain; but he fancied it was to be different now.

    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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