variants or leglin
plural -s
: a milk pail
the lady … came forth to see her maidens pass to the herds with their leglensSir Walter Scott

Word History


perhaps from Middle Dutch legelkijn, lagelijn small flask, diminutive of lagel, lagele, legel, legele flask, cask, from Latin lagena large flask

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“Leglen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leglen. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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