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leaguer2

[lee-ger] /ˈli gər/
verb (used with object)
1.
to besiege.
noun
2.
a siege.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Dutch leger army, camp. See lair1
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British Dictionary definitions for league ring

leaguer1

/ˈliːɡə/
noun (archaic)
1.
an encampment, esp of besiegers
2.
the siege itself
Word Origin
C16: from Dutch leger siege; related to lair1

leaguer2

/ˈliːɡə/
noun
1.
(mainly US & Canadian) a member of a league
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Slang definitions & phrases for league ring

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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