Lagan definition

lăgənd
(maritime law) Goods cast overboard, as in a storm, with a buoy attached to identify the owner.
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(law) Goods or materials found or left on the sea floor.
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Cargo or equipment thrown into the sea but attached to a float or buoy so that it can be recovered.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of lagan - ligan

Origin of lagan

  • French from Old French possibly from Old Norse lögn lagn- legh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French lagan, lagand, perhaps of Scandinavian origin.

    From Wiktionary