Ledger



[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 the sinker to rest on the bottom and allowing the fish to take the bait without detecting the sinker.
/ˈlɛdʒə/
noun
1.
(accounting) the principal book in which the commercial transactions of a company are recorded
2.
a flat horizontal slab of stone
3.
a horizontal scaffold pole fixed to two upright poles for supporting the outer ends of putlogs
4.
(angling)

verb
5.
(intransitive) (angling) to fish using a ledger
/ˈlɛdʒə/
noun
1.
Heath(cliffe) Andrew. 1979–2008, Australian film actor. His films include The Patriot (2000), A Knight’s Tale (2001) and Brokeback Mountain (2005)
n.

“account book,” c.1400, from leggen “to place, lay” (see lay (v.)). Originally a book that lies permanently in a place (especially a large copy of a breviary in a church). Sense of “book of accounts” is first attested 1580s, short for ledger-book (1550s).

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