a. A book in which the monetary transactions of a business are posted in the form of debits and credits.
b. A book to which the record of accounts is transferred as final entry from original postings.
2. A slab of stone laid flat over a grave.
3. A horizontal timber in a scaffold, attached to the uprights and supporting the putlogs.
[Middle English legger, breviary, probably from leggen, to lay; see LEDGE.]
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