leaguer

2
[ lee-ger ]
/ ˈli gər /
Archaic.

verb (used with object)

to besiege.

noun

a siege.

Origin of leaguer

2
First recorded in 1590–1600, leaguer is from the Dutch word leger army, camp. See lair1
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British Dictionary definitions for leaguered (1 of 2)

leaguer1
/ (ˈliːɡə) /

noun archaic

an encampment, esp of besiegers
the siege itself

Word Origin for leaguer

C16: from Dutch leger siege; related to lair 1

British Dictionary definitions for leaguered (2 of 2)

leaguer2
/ (ˈliːɡə) /

noun

mainly US and Canadian a member of a league
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