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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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LEG'ER, noun Any thing that lies in a place; that which rests or remains; sometimes used as a noun, but more frequently as an adjective, as a leger ambassador, that is, resident; but the word is now obsolete, except in particular phrases.

A leger-line, in music, a line added to the staff of five lines, when more lines than five are wanted, for designating notes ascending or descending.

A leger-book, or leger a book that lies in the counting house, the book into which merchants carry a summary of the accounts of the journal; usually written ledger.