leglen

noun leg·len
variants: or leglin \ˈleglə̇n\

Definition of leglen

plural -s
Scottish
: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


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