Definition of leglen
: a milk pail the lady … came forth to see her maidens pass to the herds with their leglens — Sir Walter Scott
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Origin and Etymology of leglen
perhaps from Middle Dutch legelkijn, lagelijn small flask, diminutive of lagel, lagele, legel, legele flask, cask, from Latin lagena large flask — more at lagena
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