[ leg-lin ]
/ ˌlɛg lɪn /

noun Scot. and North England.

a milk pail.



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Origin of leglen

1715–25; perhaps < Scandinavian; compare Icelandic legillinn the keg, equivalent to legill keg (≪ Latin; see lagena) + -inn the

Definition for leglen (2 of 2)


or lag·en, lag·gen, leg·len

[ lag-uh n ]
/ ˈlæg ən /

noun Scot. and North England.

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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