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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 leg·er /ˈlɛʤɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ledg·er n.
 1. A book in which a summary of accounts is laid up or preserved; the final book of record in business transactions, in which all debits and credits from the journal, etc., are placed under appropriate heads. [Written also leger.]
 2. Arch. (a) A large flat stone, esp. one laid over a tomb. --Oxf. Gloss. (b) A horizontal piece of timber secured to the uprights and supporting floor timbers, a staircase, scaffolding, or the like. It differs from an intertie in being intended to carry weight. [Written also ligger.]
 Ledger bait, fishing bait attached to a floating line fastened to the bank of a stream, pond, etc. --Walton. --J. H. Walsh.
 Ledger blade,a stationary shearing blade in a machine for shearing the nap of cloth.
 Ledger line. See Leger line, under 3d Leger, a.
 Ledger wall Mining, the wall under a vein; the foot wall. --Raymond.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Leg·er, a. Lying or remaining in a place; hence, resident; as, leger ambassador.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Leg·er, a.  Light; slender; slim; trivial. [Obs. except in special phrases.]
 Leger line Mus., a line added above or below the staff to extend its compass; -- called also added line.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Leg·er n.
 1. Anything that lies in a place; that which, or one who, remains in a place. [Obs.]
 2. A minister or ambassador resident at a court or seat of government. [Written also lieger, leiger.] [Obs.]
    Sir Edward Carne, the queen's leger at Rome.   --Fuller.
 3. A ledger.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a record in which commercial accounts are recorded; "they
           got a subpoena to examine our books" [syn: ledger, account
           book, book of account, book]
      2: French painter who was an early cubist (1881-1955) [syn: Fernand