Definitions of laager

  1. A camp, especially one surrounded by a circular formation of travelers' wagons for temporary defense.
  2. lä'g[. e]r, n. in South African campaigning, a camp made by a ring of ox-wagons set close together, the spaces beneath being filled up with the baggage of the company.-- v.t. to arrange in such a defensive enclosure. [ Dut., a variant of leger, a camp.]
  3. A camp, esp. one with an inclosure of travelers' wagons for temporary defense.
  4. To form into, or camp in, a laager, or protected camp.
  5. Camp, encampment, esp. in circle of wagons. ( Vb) form( wagons) into l.; encamp( persons) in l.; encamp. [ German]
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