leaguer

2
[lee-ger]Archaic.
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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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leaguer

1

noun archaic

an encampment, esp of besiegers
the siege itself

Word Origin for leaguer

C16: from Dutch leger siege; related to lair 1

leaguer

2

noun

mainly US and Canadian a member of a league
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