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St. Leger Stakes (Doncaster): so called from Colonel Anthony St. Leger, who founded them in 1776. The colonel was governor of St. Lucia, and cousin of the Hon. Elizabeth St. Leger (the lady Freemason).

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The St. Leger Stakes are for both colts and mares. Those which have run in the Derby or Oaks are eligible.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Leg-bail
Leg-bye (A)
Leg of Mutton School (The)
Legs
Legal Tender (A)
Legem Pone
Legend
Legend of a Coin
Legenda Aurea
Leger
Leger-de-Main
Legion
Legion of Honour
Legislator or Solon of Parnassus
Leglin-girth
Legree
Leibnitz-ism or Leibnitzian-ism
Leicester (pron. Lester)
Leicester Square (London)
Leigh (Aurora) (pron. Lee)

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