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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Ligan  \Li"gan\  (l[imac]"gan),  n.  [Cf.  L.  ligare  to  bind,  to  tie, 
  ligamen  band,  bandage,  E.  ligament,  or  ligsam.]  (Law) 
  Goods  sunk  in  the  sea,  with  a  buoy  attached  in  order  that 
  they  may  be  found  again  See  {Jetsam}  and  {Flotsam}.  [Written 
  also  {lagan}.]  --Blackstone. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  goods  (or  wreckage)  on  the  sea  bed  that  is  attached  to  a 
  buoy  so  that  it  can  be  recovered  [syn:  {lagan},  {lagend}] 

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