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Definitions of leg

  1. a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches"; "they took the south fork" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a section or portion of a journey or course; "then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. (nautical) the distance traveled by a sailing vessel on a single tack Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. cloth covering consisting of the part of a garment that covers the leg Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. one of the supports for a piece of furniture Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part between the knee and ankle Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. the limb of an animal used for food Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. A limb or member of an animal used for supporting the body, and in running, climbing, and swimming; esp., that part of the limb between the knee and foot. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. That which resembles a leg in form or use; especially, any long and slender support on which any object rests; as, the leg of a table; the leg of a pair of compasses or dividers. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. The part of any article of clothing which covers the leg; as, the leg of a stocking or of a pair of trousers. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. A bow, esp. in the phrase to make a leg; probably from drawing the leg backward in bowing. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. A disreputable sporting character; a blackleg. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. The course and distance made by a vessel on one tack or between tacks. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. The case containing the lower part of the belt which carries the buckets. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. A fielder whose position is on the outside, a little in rear of the batter. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. To use as a leg, with it as object Webster Dictionary DB
  19. To bow. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. To run. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. Either side of a triangle of a triangle as distinguished from the base or, in a right triangle, from the hypotenuse; also, an indefinitely extending branch of a curve, as of a hyperbola. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. A branch or lateral circuit connecting an instrument with the main line. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. A branch circuit; one phase of a polyphase system. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. An extension of the boiler downward, in the form of a narrow space between vertical plates, sometimes nearly surrounding the furnace and ash pit, and serving to support the boiler; - called also water leg. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. One of the limbs by which men and animals walk; anything resembling this limb; as, the leg of a chair; a covering for a lower limb. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  26. The lower extremity; specifically the segment of the lower extremity between the knee and the ankle. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  27. Largest limb of the human body, affording power of locomotion. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  28. One of the limbs by which animals walk: a long, slender support of anything, as of a table. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  29. Limb by which men and animals walk; support for a table, &c. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  30. A supporting limb of an animal or something analogous to it; as, the leg of a stocking; the leg of a table; a support. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. A limb by which an animal walks; that part of the limb from the knee to the foot; that which covers the leg; the long or slender support of anything; the side of a triangle. To stand on one's own legs, to depend on one's own efforts without aid. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  32. The limb of an animal which supports the body; that by which anything is supported, as the leg of a table. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  33. An extension of the boiler downward, in the form of a narrow space between vertical plates, sometimes nearly surrounding the furnace and ash pit, and serving to support the boiler; -- called also water leg. mso.anu.edu.au
  34. An extension of the boiler downward, in the form of a narrow space between vertical plates, sometimes nearly surrounding the furnace and ash pit, and serving to support the boiler; called also water leg. dictgcide_fs
  35. Either side of a triangle distinguished from the base or, in a right triangle, from the hypotenuse; also, an indefinitely extending branch of a curve, as of a hyperbola. dictgcide_fs
  36. leg, n. one of the limbs by which animals walk: a long, slender support of anything, as of a table: (fig.) something that supports: in cricket, that part of the field, or that fielder, to the left of and behind the batsman as he faces the bowler.--v.i. to pass on briskly, often with indef. it.--ns. LEG'-BAIL (see BAIL); LEG'-BUS'INESS, ballet-dancing; LEG'-BYE, in cricket, a run made when the ball touches any part of the batsman's person except his hand.--adj. LEGGED, having legs.--ns. LEG'GING, an outer and extra gaiter-like covering for the legs; LEG'GISM, character of a blackleg.--adj. LEG'GY, having disproportionately long and lank legs.--n. LEG'-[=I]'RON, a fetter for the leg.--adj. LEG'LESS, without legs.--CHANGE THE LEG (of a horse), to change the gait; FEEL ONE'S LEGS (of an infant), to begin to support one's self on the legs; FIND ONE'S LEGS, to become habituated to, to attain ease in; GIVE A LEG TO, to assist by supporting the leg; IN HIGH LEG, in great excitement; MAKE A LEG (Shak.), to make a bow; ON ONE'S LAST LEGS (see LAST); ON ONE'S LEGS, standing, esp. to speak; UPON ITS LEGS, in an independent position. [Ice. leggr, a leg; Dan. læg, Sw. lägg.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  37. The portion of the lower extremity, which extends from the knee to the foot. It consists of three bones, Tibia, Fibula, and Patella, and also of a great number of muscles, vessels, and nerves. The projection, formed by the muscles at the back part of the leg, has received the name of Calf of the leg. It is the special attribute of man, and proves that he is destined to be biped. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  38. That part of the lower extremity between the knee and the ankle. Bow-l., see Bowlegs. Milk l., phlegmasia dolens. na
  39. Organ of support& locomotion in animal, esp. human, body, part of this from hip to ankle, (all ll., overgrown; BOOT is on other l.; pull one\'s l. colloq., befool him; give one a l. up, help him to mount or get over obstacle material or other; BONE in one\'s l.; have the ll. of, be able to go faster than; put best l. foremost; shake a l., dance; stretch one\'s ll., take walking exercise; take to one\'s ll., run away; on one\'s ll., also joc. hind ll., standing esp. to make speech, also well enough to go about, also in prosperous or established state, esp. set one on his ll.; stand on one\'s own ll., be self-reliant or independent; FALL on one\'s ll.; has not a l. to stand on, cannot support thesis by any facts or sound reasons; on one\'s last ll., near death or end; walk &c. one off his ll., tire him out in walking &c.; feel, find, one\'s ll., get power of standing or walking; keep one\'s ll., not fall; l. before wicket, abbr. l.b.w., illegal stopping of cricket ball by batsman\'s l.; SEA-ll.); l. of animal as food (l. of mutton; l.-of-m. sail, sleeve, so shaped); obeisance made by drawing back one l. (usu. make a l.; archaic); swindler (for BLACK-l.); (Cricket) part of field to right rear of batsman in position (l.-stump, stump nearest this; long, short, square, l., fielders variously posted in it; hit to l.); artificial l. (cork, wooden, &c., l.); part of garment covering l.; support, pole, prop, of machine &c.; support of chair, table, bed, &c.; one branch of forked object; side of triangle other than base; (Naut.) run made on single tack (usu. long, short, l.); give l.-bail, decamp; l.-guard, pad for ankle, shin, & knee, in cricket; l.-rest, support for seated invalid\'s l. Hence (-)legged, legless, aa. (Vb) l. it, walk or run hard; propel (boat) through canal-tunnel by pushing with ll. against tunnel sides, whence legger n. [old Norse] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  40. The lower extremity, especially the part between knee and ankle. American pocket medical dictionary.
  41. A limb used in walking; in man, the lower limb, especially that portion of it that extends from the knee to the ankle. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  42. A supporting pillar. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  43. (Naut. ) The run made upon a single tack. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  44. (Naut.) A cringle to a leech-line. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  45. n. [Icelandic] The limb of an animal used in supporting the body; especially, that part of the limb from the knee to the foot;— any long and slender support on which any object rests. Cabinet Dictionary

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