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[lahy-guh n]
noun Law.
  1. lagan.
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Historical Examples of ligan

  • Ligan, lī′gan, n. goods sunk at sea, with a float attached for recovery.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)


  • If they continue at sea, the law distinguishes them by the barbarous and uncouth appellations of jetsam, flotsam, and ligan.

  • Flotsam, jetsam and ligan belong to the sovereign in the absence only of the true owner.

British Dictionary definitions for ligan


  1. a variant of lagan
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