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leaguer

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noun lea·guer \ ˈlē-gər \

Definition of leaguer

1 :a military camp
2 :siege

Origin and Etymology of leaguer

Dutch leger; akin to Old High German legar bed — more at lair


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leaguer

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Definition of leaguer

transitive verb
archaic

Examples of leaguer in a Sentence

  1. an impregnable fortress that not even the mightiest army on earth would venture to leaguer

First Known Use of leaguer

circa 1720

leaguer Synonyms


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leaguer

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noun leagu·er \ ˈlē-gər \

Definition of leaguer

:a member of a league

Origin and Etymology of leaguer




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