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laa·ger

 (lä′gər)
n.
A defensive encampment encircled by armored vehicles or wagons.
intr.v. laa·gered, laa·ger·ing, laa·gers
To camp in a defensive encirclement.

[Alteration of obsolete Afrikaans lager, probably from German Lager, camp, lair, from Middle High German leger, bed, lair, from Old High German legar; see legh- in Indo-European roots.]

laager

(ˈlɑːɡə) or

lager

n
1. (in Africa) a camp, esp one defended by a circular formation of wagons
2. (Military) military a place where armoured vehicles are parked
vb
3. to form (wagons) into a laager
4. (tr) to park (armoured vehicles) in a laager
[C19: from Afrikaans lager, via German from Old High German legar bed, lair]

laa•ger

(ˈlɑ gər)
n. South African.
1. an encampment, esp. within a protective circle of wagons.
v.i.
2. to camp in a laager.
[1840–50; < Afrikaans laer, earlier lager; see lair]

laager


Past participle: laagered
Gerund: laagering

Imperative
laager
laager
Present
I laager
you laager
he/she/it laagers
we laager
you laager
they laager
Preterite
I laagered
you laagered
he/she/it laagered
we laagered
you laagered
they laagered
Present Continuous
I am laagering
you are laagering
he/she/it is laagering
we are laagering
you are laagering
they are laagering
Present Perfect
I have laagered
you have laagered
he/she/it has laagered
we have laagered
you have laagered
they have laagered
Past Continuous
I was laagering
you were laagering
he/she/it was laagering
we were laagering
you were laagering
they were laagering
Past Perfect
I had laagered
you had laagered
he/she/it had laagered
we had laagered
you had laagered
they had laagered
Future
I will laager
you will laager
he/she/it will laager
we will laager
you will laager
they will laager
Future Perfect
I will have laagered
you will have laagered
he/she/it will have laagered
we will have laagered
you will have laagered
they will have laagered
Future Continuous
I will be laagering
you will be laagering
he/she/it will be laagering
we will be laagering
you will be laagering
they will be laagering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been laagering
you have been laagering
he/she/it has been laagering
we have been laagering
you have been laagering
they have been laagering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been laagering
you will have been laagering
he/she/it will have been laagering
we will have been laagering
you will have been laagering
they will have been laagering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been laagering
you had been laagering
he/she/it had been laagering
we had been laagering
you had been laagering
they had been laagering
Conditional
I would laager
you would laager
he/she/it would laager
we would laager
you would laager
they would laager
Past Conditional
I would have laagered
you would have laagered
he/she/it would have laagered
we would have laagered
you would have laagered
they would have laagered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.laager - a camp defended by a circular formation of wagons
bivouac, camp, cantonment, encampment - temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers; "wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling"
Republic of South Africa, South Africa - a republic at the southernmost part of Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1910; first European settlers were Dutch (known as Boers)
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