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laager


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Laager  \Laa"ger\,  n.  [D.,  also  leger.  Cf  2d  {Leaguer},  {Lair}.] 
  A  camp,  esp.  one  with  an  inclosure  of  travelers'  wagons  for 
  temporary  defense.  [South  Africa] 
 
  Wagons  .  .  .  can  be  readily  formed  into  a  laager,  a 
  camp,  by  being  drawn  into  a  circle,  with  the  oxen 
  placed  inside  and  so  kept  safe  from  the  attacks  of  wild 
  beasts.  --James  Bryce. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Laager  \Laa"ger\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [From  {Laager},  n.] 
  To  form  into  or  camp  in  a  laager,  or  protected  camp. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  laager 
  n  :  (South  African)  a  camp  defended  by  a  circular  formation  of 
  wagons  [syn:  {lager}] 




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