Definition for AL-LEDG'E

AL-LEDG'E, v.t. [L. allego; ad and lego, to send; Fr. alleguer; Sp. alegar; Port. allegar; It. allegare. This is only a modified application of the Eng. lay; L. loco, to set, or throw. See Class Lg.]

  1. To declare; to affirm; to assert; to pronounce with positiveness; as, to alledge a fact.
  2. To produce as an argument, plea or excuse; to cite or quote; as, to alledge the authority of a judge.

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