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Meaning of LEGER

Pronunciation:  'lejur, ley'zhey

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  French painter who was an early cubist (1881-1955)
  2. [n]  a record in which commercial accounts are recorded; "they got a subpoena to examine our books"
 

LEGER is a 5 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: account book, book, book of account, Fernand Leger, ledger
 
 See Also: accounting, accounting system, cost ledger, daybook, general ledger, journal, method of accounting, painter, record, subsidiary ledger

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Leg"er\ (l[e^]j"[~e]r), n. [See {Ledger}.]
    1. Anything that lies in a place; that which, or one who,
       remains in a place. [Obs.]
    
    2. A minister or ambassador resident at a court or seat of
       government. [Written also {lieger}, {leiger}.] [Obs.]
    
             Sir Edward Carne, the queen's leger at Rome.
                                                   --Fuller.
    
    3. A ledger.
    
    
  2. \Leg"er\, a.
    Lying or remaining in a place; hence, resident; as, leger
    ambassador.
    
    
  3. \Leg"er\, a. [F. l['e]ger, fr. LL. (assumed) leviarius,
    fr. L. levis light in weight. See {Levity}.]
    Light; slender; slim; trivial. [Obs. except in special
    phrases.] --Bacon.
    
    {Leger line} (Mus.), a line added above or below the staff to
       extend its compass; -- called also {added line}.
    
    
 

 

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