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, leiger.] [Obs.]

Sir Edward Carne, the queen's leger at Rome.

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 line.