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Word of the day for March 13
ledger n
  1. A book for keeping notes, especially one for keeping accounting records; a record book, a register.
  2. A large, flat stone, especially one laid over a tomb.
  3. (accounting) A collection of accounting entries consisting of credits and debits.
  4. (construction) A board attached to a wall to provide support for attaching other structural elements (such as deck joists or roof rafters) to a building.
  5. (fishing) Short for ledger bait (fishing bait attached to a floating line fastened to the bank of a pond, stream, etc.) or ledger line (“fishing line used with ledger bait for bottom fishing; ligger”).
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