Leg"er (lĕj"ẽr), n. [See
Ledger.] 1. Anything that lies in a
place; that which, or one who, remains in a place. [Obs.]
2. A minister or ambassador resident at a
court or seat of government. [Written also lieger,
Sir Edward Carne, the queen's leger at
3. A ledger.
Leg"er, a. Lying or remaining in a
place; hence, resident; as, leger ambassador.
Leg"er, a. [F. léger, fr.
LL. (assumed) leviarius, fr. L. levis light in weight.
See Levity.] Light; slender; slim; trivial. [Obs.
except in special phrases.] Bacon.
Leger line (Mus.), a line added above
or below the staff to extend its compass; -- called also added