Definition of leglen in US English:

leglen

(also laiglen, laiglin, leglin)

noun

English Regional, Scottish, Northern
  • A wooden pail, especially one with a projecting stave for use as a handle, typically used for carrying milk; a piggin.

Origin

Mid 16th century. Apparently a variant of lade-gallon, with assimilation of the final consonant of the first element and reduction of the second element.

Pronunciation

leglen

/ˈlɛɡlɪn/