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leaguer

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noun lea·guer \ˈlē-gər\

Definition of leaguer

  1. 1 :  a military camp

  2. 2 :  siege

Origin and Etymology of leaguer

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


First Known Use: 1537


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leaguer

verb lea·guer

Definition of leaguer

archaic

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  besiege, beleaguer

Examples of leaguer in a sentence

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

Circa 1720

First Known Use of leaguer

circa 1720


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leaguer

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noun leagu·er \ˈlē-gər\

Definition of leaguer

  1. :  a member of a league

Origin and Etymology of leaguer

2league


First Known Use: 1591





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