from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See leger, n., 2.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete form of ledger.
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Accordingly, his Lord - ship set out in November 1551, accompanied by several persons of rank, for his embassy on that point; and had also another com - mission, with Sir William Pickering, ambassador leiger at Paris, jointly and severally to hear the French propositions, relating to the match between King Edward and the French King's daughter, and transact all matters therein according to the instructions de - livered to them.
"And as for the rents, you know very well, old humbug, that you have your finger on every line of the leiger book, and tomorrow's affair will go like a morning walk.
"I was coming to ask you about this carucate of land in Recordine there's an erasure in the leiger book, I looked up the copy to compare.
I. v.80 (177,7) Of leigers for her sweet] A _leiger_ ambassador, is one that resides at a foreign court to promote his master's interest.
"T*bis prejident is to be fene in the leiger of tbe late dijfolved monajiery