Definition of Legering

1. the act of swindling [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Legering

legendary
legendary creature
legendize
legendized
legendizes
legendizing
legendries
legendry
legends
leger line
leger lines
legerdemain
legerdemainist
legerdemainists
legerdemains
legering (current term)
legerings
legerities
legerity
legers
leges
legge
legged
leggedness
legger
leggers
legges
leggie
leggier
leggiero

Literary usage of Legering

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1. Freshwater Fishing in Great Britain Other Than Trout Or Salmon by J. P. Wheeldon (1883)
"In legering much the same tackle may be used as that described in carp-fishing—a fine gut bottom, a bullet no larger than is absolutely necessary to find ..."

2. Angling for Pike by John Bickerdyke (1888)
"... —legering, &c. for pike with live fish IB carried on either with float-tackle, with the paternoster, or with the leger. Float-tackle keeps the bait ..."

3. The Practical Fisherman: Dealing with the Natural History, the Legendary by John Harrington Keene (1881)
"Some anglers prefer legering for bream as for barbel. When this style of tackle is need, it is advisable also to employ the lightest tackle consistent with ..."

4. The Practical Fisherman: Dealing with the Natural History, the Legendary by John Harrington Keene (1881)
"Some anglers prefer legering for bream as for barbel. When this style of tickle is used, it is advisable also to employ the lightest tackle consistent with ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"Float Fishing—The methods of bottom fishing are—float-tackle, legering, ... summer pastime on the river, with legering as the tour de force for barbel. ..."

6. Yale Studies in English edited by Albert Stanburrough Cook, Yale university New Haven (1903)
"... wherein ' the law of legering' is described. This is cheating by means of sacks of charcoal made to look like full sacks, but which really hold some 2^ ..."

7. The Norfolk Broads by William Alfred Dutt (1906)
"In legering for bream, lob worms are the most frequently used bait; ... It is a good plan in legering to squeeze a lump of ground-bait round the bullet and ..."

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