from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A siege.
- n. The camp especially of a besieging army.
- transitive v. Archaic To besiege; beleaguer.
- n. One that belongs to a league.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A siege
- n. A measure of liquid
- v. To besiege; to beleaguer.
- n. A person in a league
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The camp of a besieging army; a camp in general.
- n. A siege or beleaguering.
- transitive v. To besiege; to beleaguer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To beleaguer; besiege.
- n. A member of a league; a confederate; one who belongs to a league of individuals or parties within a state: as, the French leaguers fought against both Henry III. and Henry IV.
- n. A camp; especially, the camp of a besieging army; a besieging force.
- n. Investment of a town or fort by an army; a siege or besiegement.
- n. Association in a league; leagued or confederate action.
- n. A large cask; a tun; specifically (nautical), a cask for water holding 159 imperial gallons, carried on vessels before the introduction of water-tanks.
Given that the minimum salary of a major leaguer is nearly $400,000 a year, and the median salary is about $1 million, the price does not seem very high.
Perhaps of greater interest to the fantasy leaguer is the likelihood of these players getting dealt before their contract expires.
Bellinger, a career minor leaguer, is a pinch-runner who can play anywhere in field.
The son of a former major leaguer is brawny and powerful and has great hitting mechanics as taught by his father Jeff Burroughs, a former batting champion and AL
a big-leaguer is persuaded to wear something to shield himself only after he receives a scare.
There was no lead on board to make a coffin: a cask called a leaguer, which is of the largest size on shipboard, was therefore chosen for the reception of the Body; which, after the hair had been cut off, was stripped of the clothes except the shirt, and put into it, and the Cask was then filled with brandy. [
With Springfield, his pitching coach was former major leaguer Dennis Martinez.
At age 36, he was nearing the end as a major leaguer.
All through the minors and into his first years as a major leaguer, Gardner was an excellent base-stealer, swiping bags at a success rate above 80%.
Gordon, 32, became a heartwarming tale last week when the career minor leaguer and all-around nice guy was brought in off waivers and made a strong start in a Yankee win.