Ligan
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. [1913 Webster]

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  • ligan — Goods cast into the sea tied to a buoy, so that they may be found again by the owners. When goods are cast into the sea in storms or shipwrecks and remain there, without coming to land, they are distinguished by the names of jetsam, flotsam, and… …   Law dictionary

  • Ligan — Deporte Baloncesto Fundación 1992 Nº de equipos 12 País  Suecia …   Wikipedia Español

  • ligan — ligan, lagan /laygan/leygan/laegan/ Goods cast into the sea tied to a buoy, so that they may be found again by the owners, are so denominated. When goods are cast into the sea in storms or shipwrecks, and remain there, without coming to land,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • ligan — ligan, lagan /laygan/leygan/laegan/ Goods cast into the sea tied to a buoy, so that they may be found again by the owners, are so denominated. When goods are cast into the sea in storms or shipwrecks, and remain there, without coming to land,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • ligan — [lī′gən] n. LAGAN …   English World dictionary

  • Ligan — La|gan [ lægən], Ligan [ laigən], das; s, s [engl. lagan, ligan < afrz. lagan(d), aus dem Germ., eigtl. = etwas Liegendes] (Seew.): bei einem Schiffsunglück über Bord geworfenes Gut, das zur späteren Bergung mit einer Boje versehen wird.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • ligan — noun goods (or wreckage) on the sea bed that is attached to a buoy so that it can be recovered • Syn: ↑lagan, ↑lagend • Hypernyms: ↑wreckage * * * or ligen variant of lagan * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • ligan — /luy geuhn/, n. Law. lagan. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ligan — See Lagan …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • ligan — hooligan houligan …   Dictionnaire des rimes

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