lieger

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See leger, ledger.

Noun[edit]

lieger (plural liegers)

  1. (obsolete) A resident ambassador.
    • 1642, [John Denham], The Sophy. [], 2nd edition, London: [] J[ohn] M[acock] for H[enry] Herringman, [], published 1667, OCLC 16384548, Act I, scene ii, page 14:
      [H]is fears / Lie Liegers for you in his breſt, and there / Negotiate your affairs.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “lieger” in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From liegen +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: lie‧ger
  • Rhymes: -iɣər

Noun[edit]

lieger m (plural liegers, diminutive liegertje n)

  1. liar

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