laager

laager

[lah-ger] South African.
noun
1.
a camp or encampment, especially within a protective circle of wagons.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
2.
to arrange or encamp in a laager.
Also, lager.


Origin:
1840–50; < Afrikaans laer, earlier lager; cognate with German Lager camp. See lair1

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laager or lager (ˈlɑːɡə)
 
n
1.  (in Africa) a camp, esp one defended by a circular formation of wagons
2.  military a place where armoured vehicles are parked
 
vb
3.  to form (wagons) into a laager
4.  (tr) to park (armoured vehicles) in a laager
 
[C19: from Afrikaans lager, via German from Old High German legar bed, lair]
 
lager or lager
 
n
 
vb
 
[C19: from Afrikaans lager, via German from Old High German legar bed, lair]

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