Definition of Leaguer

1. n. The camp of a besieging army; a camp in general.



2. v. t. To besiege; to beleaguer.

Definition of Leaguer

1. Noun. A siege ¹

2. Noun. (context: usually in compounds) A person in a league ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Leaguer

1. to besiege [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: besiege

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leaguer

leafstorm
leafstorms
leafworm
leafworms
leafy
leafy liverwort
leafy liverworts
leafy spurge
leafy vegetable
league
league cup
league cups
league table
league together
leagued
leaguer (current term)
leaguered
leaguerer
leaguerers
leaguering
leaguers
leagues
leaguewide
leaguing
leak
leak-proof
leak fungus
leak out
leak point pressure
leakage

Literary usage of Leaguer

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1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1883)
"First leaguer. When shall we three meet again P When we have our good ... Third leaguer. Oh, in some dark Court, When there ain't quite so much rain ? ..."

2. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... he of all mankind most wise In divination, and forbade his sons From this fell leaguer, but they would not hear, 380 Borne by their Fates right onward ..."

3. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1897)
"THE leaguer OF PARIS. BY a singular coincidence, on the very same day when the armies of Henri V. appeared before Paris from the Western Road, ..."

4. Diary of the Parnell Commission by John Macdonald (1890)
"Macaulay, according to the Attorney-General, was a Land leaguer ; he planned his crimes in association with leaguers against land-grabbers and others ..."

5. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"CHAPTER VII THE leaguer OF PARIS BY a singular coincidence, on the very same day when the armies of Henri V. appeared before Paris from the Western Road, ..."

6. The Complete Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray (1889)
"THE leaguer OF PARIS. By a singular coincidence, on the very same day when the armies of Henri V. appeared before Paris from the Western Road, ..."

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