[ley-der-hoh-zuh n] /ˈleɪ dərˌhoʊ zən/
leather shorts, usually with suspenders, worn especially in Bavaria.
leather shorts with H-shaped braces, worn by men in Austria, Bavaria, etc
leather shorts worn in Alpine regions, 1937, German, literally “leather trousers” (see leather and hose). Old English had cognate leðerhose. German hosen displaced Old High German bruch, from the basic Germanic word for “trousers” (see breeches).
[lej] /lɛdʒ/ noun 1. a relatively narrow, projecting part, as a horizontal, shelflike projection on a wall or a raised edge on a tray. 2. a more or less flat shelf of rock protruding from a cliff or slope. 3. a reef, ridge, or line of rocks in the sea or other body of water. […]
[lej-er] /ˈlɛdʒ ɛr/ noun 1. Bookkeeping. an account book of final entry, in which business transactions are recorded. 2. Building Trades. 3. a flat slab of stone laid over a grave or tomb. 4. Also, leger. Angling. a lead sinker with a hole in one end through which the line passes, enabling the bait and […]
noun 1. a reinforced-concrete beam having projecting ledges for receiving the ends of joists or the like.
noun 1. a horizontal board, as in a fence. 2. Carpentry. (def 8). noun 1. a timber board forming the top rail of a fence or balustrade 2. Also called ribbon strip. a timber board fixed horizontally to studding to support floor joists