Webster 1913 Edition
Anything that lies in a place; that which, or one who, remains in a place.
A minister or ambassador resident at a court or seat of government.
Sir Edward Carne, the queen’s
Lying or remaining in a place; hence, resident;
léger, fr. LL. (assumed)
leviarius, fr. L.
levislight in weight. See
Light; slender; slim; trivial.
[Obs. except in special phrases.]
a line added above or below the staff to extend its compass; – called also
Webster 1828 Edition
A leger-line, in music, a line added to the staff of five lines, when more lines than five are wanted, for designating notes ascending or descending.
A leger-book, or leger, a book that lies in the counting house, the book into which merchants carry a summary of the accounts of the journal; usually written ledger.