leger

[lej-er]

Léger

[ley-zhey]
noun
  1. A·lex·is Saint-Lé·ger [a-lek-see san-ley-zhey] /a lɛkˈsi sɛ̃ leɪˈʒeɪ/. St.-John Perse.
  2. Fer·nand [fer-nahn] /fɛrˈnɑ̃/, 1881–1955, French artist.
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Examples from the Web for leger

Contemporary Examples of leger

  • He loved early 20th-century paintings, especially by Modigliani, Picasso, Leger, and Rouault.

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    Why I Admired a Porn King

    Alan M. Dershowitz

    October 22, 2010

Historical Examples of leger

  • They reached the bay, and descended at the spot where the Leger ought to have been at anchor.

  • A detachment of the 520th Leger has marched in pursuit of the pretender and his dupes.

    Burlesques

    William Makepeace Thackeray

  • Early in 1541 St. Leger received authority to summon a Parliament.

  • The "Prime Minister" was now one of the favourites for the Leger.

    The Duke's Children

    Anthony Trollope

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for leger

Léger

noun
  1. Fernand (fɛrnɑ̃). 1881–1955, French cubist painter, influenced by industrial technology
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