Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as leer.
  • noun An obsolete spelling of liar.
  • noun One who lies down; one who rests or remains.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who lies down; one who rests or remains, as in concealment.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person or thing that lies, in the sense of being horizontal.
  • noun Common misspelling of liar.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Middle English lier, equivalent to lie +‎ -er. Compare ligger, lidger, ledger.

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