- a milk pail.
Origin of leglen
1715–25; perhaps < Scandinavian; compare Icelandic legillinn the keg, equivalent to legill keg (≪ Latin; see lagena) + -inn the
or lag·en, lag·gen, leg·len
- Usually laggins. the staves at the bottom of a barrel, cask, or other hooped vessel.
- the inner angle of a wooden dish, formed by the meeting of the sides and bottom.
Origin of laggin
1580–90; lagg (< Old Norse lǫggr stave) + -in, variant of -ing3
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Examples from the Web for leglen
Katharine had begun a-milking, but when she beheld her father coming across the meadow, she left her leglen and ran home.