1. Being a sheet of paper that measures approximately 8.5 by 14 inches.
2. Designed to hold such sheets of paper: a legal-size envelope.
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or le′gal-sized`,

1. (of paper) measuring approximately 8½x 14 in. (22 x 36 cm).
2. Compare letter-size.
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