noun leg·ger \ˈlegə(r)\

Definition of legger



  1. 1 :  one who legs a canal barge through a tunnel

  2. 2a :  a machine for knitting the legs of hosiery — compare footer b :  an operator of this machine

  3. 3 :  legman

  4. 4 [by shortening] :  bootlegger

  5. 5 :  a butcher in a slaughter-house or packing plant who works on the legs of carcasses

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to cast off or become cast off

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