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Definition of ledger:

  1. A book in which a summary of accounts is laid up or preserved; the final book of record in business transactions, in which all debits and credits from the journal, etc., are placed under appropriate heads.
  2. A horizontal piece of timber secured to the uprights and supporting floor timbers, a staircase, scaffolding, or the like. It differs from an intertie in being intended to carry weight.
  3. A large flat stone, esp. one laid over a tomb.

Synonyms:

rule book, playscript, daybook, volume, book of account, account book, record book, book, script, al-Qur'an, leger.

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