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  • n. Plural form of ledger.

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Examples

  • He was warm human, and, therefore, wiser than Uncle Robert and George Castner, who sought the thing, not the spirit, who kept records in ledgers rather than numbers of heart-beats breast to breast, who added columns of figures rather than remembered embraces and endearments of look and speech and touch.

    ON THE MAKALOA MAT

  • He was warm human, and, therefore, wiser than Uncle Robert and George Castner, who sought the thing, not the spirit, who kept records in ledgers rather than numbers of heart - beats breast to breast, who added columns of figures rather than remembered embraces and endearments of look and speech and touch.

    On the Makaloa Mat

  • I don't hate critical comment so much that I won't do it myself, but strictly speaking, the horizontal beams are called ledgers, the diagonal ones cross braces and I would imagine the duct tape is covering a coupler to prevent snagging of, and the resulting suing by a particularly litigious clumsy pedestrian, which ITTET is fairly likely.

    Public Servitude: Making the Streets Safe for Absurdity

  • For two hours the swish and rustle of the great blue pages of the ledgers were the chief sound, with the scratching of Mr. Wingfield's pen as he totalled up long columns of figures.

    A Duet, with an Occasional Chorus

  • Also taken were drug paraphernalia and other accoutrements of the illegal drug trade, including documents Flores described as "ledgers" that listed the names of customers and amounts of money owed to their drug connections that will provide fodder for future investigations - and future charges

    The Gazette-Enterprise: News

  • and she was regaling the room with tales of "ledgers" and "orange boxes."

    Wrapped

  • "ledgers", and each unit of a log (aka record) is a "ledger entry".

    Apache News Online

  • Their search warrant alleged that Bernabe, an illegal Mexican immigrant, used the Garland "stash house" near Lake Ray Hubbard to store methamphetamine, vehicles, cash and ledgers documenting his business dealings ..

    Drug Wars in Lerdo -- Update

  • Ms. Merkel knows that if the troubled countries are allowed to meet the fate written on their ledgers, the under-capitalized German banking sector might go down with them.

    Europe's Daily Soap Opera Keeps Rolling

  • So he tended to his own affairs, making enough money to loan some to relatives and to necessitate the start of the financial ledgers he would compile for the rest of his life.30

    George Washington’s First War

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