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Leg"er (?), n. [See Ledger.]


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



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.


A ledger.


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Leg"er, a.

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


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Leg"er, a. [F. l'eger, fr. LL. (assumed) leviarius, fr. L. levis light in weight. See Levity.]

Light; slender; slim; trivial.

[Obs. except in special phrases.]


Leger line Mus., a line added above or below the staff to extend its compass; -- called also added line.


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