Definition of Leger

1. Noun. A record in which commercial accounts are recorded. "They got a subpoena to examine our books"

2. Noun. French painter who was an early cubist (1881-1955).
Exact synonyms: Fernand Leger
Generic synonyms: Painter

Definition of Leger

1. n. Anything that lies in a place; that which, or one who, remains in a place.

2. a. Lying or remaining in a place; hence, resident; as, leger ambassador.

3. a. Light; slender; slim; trivial.

Definition of Leger

1. fishing bait made to lie on the bottom [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leger

Leeward Islands
Left Bank
Legal's test
Legendre's sign
Legendre symbol
Legg-Calve-Perthes disease
Legg-Perthes disease
Legion of Honor
Legionella bozemanii
Legionella dumoffii
Legionella feeleii
Legionella gormanii
Legionella longbeachae
Legionella micdadei
Legionella pneumophilia
Legionella wadsworthii

Literary usage of Leger

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1. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"And routed Tories, with their savage aids, Sink reddening through the sullied shades — From lost Oriskany. CHARLES D. HELMER. Saint leger rallied bis shaken ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1897)
"St. leger was nominated president, apparently by Sir Henry Sidney, the lord deputy ... The reason was that St. leger was a bitter enemy of Ormonde, ..."

3. The American Revolution by John Fiske (1891)
"It was in vain that Johnson and St. leger exhorted and threatened the Indian ... The riot extended to the Tories, and by noon of the next day St. leger took ..."

4. History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth by James Anthony Froude (1867)
"leger, whose footing in the now swollen waters was almost instantly lost. The Lords of the Council, more anxious for the purity of the gospel than of ..."

5. Cuba, and the Cubans: Comprising a History of the Island of Cuba, Its by Richard Burleigh Kimball, Cristóbal F. Madan, José Antonio Saco (1850)
"There is the same force, the same knowledge, the same originality of thought and expression ; and we shall be disappointed if Saint leger does not rival the ..."

6. Music Notation and Terminology by Karl Wilson Gehrkens (1914)
"The lines and spaces constituting the staff (including leger lines if any) are ... The F clef similarly shows us that the fifth line 1 The word leger is ..."

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