leg·​ger | \ ˈlegə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of legger

1 : one who legs a canal barge through a tunnel
2a : a machine for knitting the legs of hosiery — compare footer
b : an operator of this machine
3 : legman
4 [by shortening] : bootlegger
5 : a butcher in a slaughter-house or packing plant who works on the legs of carcasses

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“Legger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/legger. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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