Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Ledger (A).

 Le’da and the Swan.Ledger-lines, 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ledger (A).
 
A book “laid up” in the counting-house, and containing the debits and credits of the merchant or tradesman, arranged under “heads.” (Dutch legen, to lay; whence legger.)   1
 


 Le’da and the Swan.Ledger-lines, 

 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors