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leaguer

2 [lee-ger] Archaic.
verb (used with object)
1.
to besiege.
noun
2.
a siege.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Dutch leger army, camp. See lair1

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leaguer1 (ˈliːɡə)
 
n
1.  an encampment, esp of besiegers
2.  the siege itself
 
[C16: from Dutch leger siege; related to lair1]

leaguer2 (ˈliːɡə)
 
n
chiefly (US), (Canadian) a member of a league

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