noun (1)
lea·​guer | \ ˈlē-gər How to pronounce leaguer (audio) \

Definition of leaguer

 (Entry 1 of 3)

1 : a military camp
2 : siege


leaguered; leaguering; leaguers

Definition of leaguer (Entry 2 of 3)


noun (2)
leagu·​er | \ ˈlē-gər How to pronounce leaguer (audio) \

Definition of leaguer (Entry 3 of 3)

: a member of a league

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Synonyms: Verb

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Examples of leaguer in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of leaguer

Noun (1)

1537, in the meaning defined at sense 1


circa 1720, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1591, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for leaguer

Noun (1)

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

Noun (2)

league entry 2

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The first known use of leaguer was in 1537

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“Leaguer.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leaguer. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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