laager


laa·ger

noun \ˈlä-gər\

Definition of LAAGER

1
South African :  camp; especially :  an encampment protected by a circle of wagons or armored vehicles
2
:  a defensive position, policy, or attitude
laager intransitive verb

Origin of LAAGER

obsolete Afrikaans lager (now laer), from German Lager, from Old High German legar couch — more at lair
First Known Use: 1850

Rhymes with LAAGER

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