- a horizontal timber fastened to the vertical uprights of a scaffold, to support the putlogs.
- ribbon(def 8).
Examples from the Web for ledger
Even with body parts taken off ledger, there is undeniably a lot of dough in plastics.
He drummed on the ledger with his fingerless hand adding: “I pay him very badly, but he thinks it a good bargain.”Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Things on the other side of the ledger, at a pH above 7, are alkaline (also called “basic” as in acid-base).Alkalinizing Someone to Improve His or Her Health Is Simple-Minded, Fatuous, and Dangerous|Kent Sepkowitz|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the Democratic side of the ledger antipathy towards free trade is presumed and, by now, historic.Obama Wants to Fight Income Inequality…With More Free Trade?|Lloyd Green|January 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the positive side of the ledger, as the barriers to entry have been reduced, more opinions are available than ever before.
Only the credit side of the ledger accompanied them on their journey into the unknown.A Safety Match|Ian Hay
Through the whole afternoon he snarled at Waddle; but Waddle sat silent, bending over the ledger.Ralph the Heir|Anthony Trollope
From the copy of the journal (Article 66) which you have made, post the transactions to the ledger.
Thus their first week's profits on freight amounted to precisely one dollar and fifty cents on the wrong side of the ledger.The Secret Service.|Albert D. Richardson
His ledger wellnigh brought tears to old Wickes' eyes and added a heavy load to his day's work.To Him That Hath|Ralph Connor
British Dictionary definitions for ledger (1 of 2)
- a wire trace that allows the weight to rest on the bottom and the bait to float freely
- (as modifier)ledger tackle