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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlegleg1 /leΙ‘/ ●●● S1 W1 noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 body part [countable]HB one of the long parts of your body that your feet are joined to, or a similar part on an animal or insect πŸ”Š a young boy with skinny legs πŸ”Š She fell and broke her leg.four-legged/long-legged etc πŸ”Š four-legged animals2 meat [countable, uncountable]DF the leg of an animal when it is cooked and eaten as food πŸ”Š roast leg of lamb3 antique_chair.jpg furniture [countable]DHF one of the upright parts that support a piece of furniture πŸ”Š One of the legs on the table was a bit wobbly. πŸ”Š a chair leg πŸ”Š a three-legged stool4 clothing [countable]DCC the part of your trousers that covers your leg πŸ”Š The legs of my jeans were covered in mud. πŸ”Š He rolled up his trouser legs and waded out into the stream.5 journey/race [countable]PART one part of a long journey or raceleg of πŸ”Š the final leg of the Tour de France6 sport [countable] British EnglishDSF one of the series of games in a football competition played between two teams πŸ”Š Leeds will have to win the second leg if they are to go forward to the finals.7 β†’ not have a leg to stand on8 β†’ get your leg over9 β†’ have legs β†’ on its last legs at last1(9), β†’ on your last legs at last1(8), β†’ pull somebody’s leg at pull1(11), β†’ leg-pull, leg-up, peg leg, sea legs, β†’ shake a leg at shake1(9), β†’ show a leg at show1(24), β†’ stretch your legs at stretch1(7)
Examples from the Corpus
legβ€’ A spider has 8 legs.β€’ When this can expand no further, it splits and is rolled off, like a nylon stocking from a leg.β€’ The men looked pensive as the carriage approached the final leg of the trip to the big house on the hill.β€’ Breathing through his mouth, he manipulated his probe between her legs.β€’ Angie broke her leg skiing.β€’ Another screaming beast collapsed on broken hind legs.β€’ Here, pull up your pant legs and let me see if your knees are hurt.β€’ the second leg of the Rolling Stones' U.S. tourβ€’ a table legβ€’ Officers then shot Mao in the leg several times and he collapsed.β€’ Raise the leg a fraction higher and repeat this tiny movement 15 times, holding each raise for 1 second.β€’ The hen with yellow legs in his room on his documents and books was too much one day.trouser legsβ€’ We were soon to see dragons, fish, giant insects and even trouser legs suspended in mid-air.β€’ Sammy followed him, tugging at his trouser legs.β€’ He tossed away the sketch, kicked off his sandals, then pulled off his socks and rolled up his trouser legs.β€’ His trouser legs were scorching from the fire and he twisted to one side.β€’ As they talk, the trouser legs rise-two inches, three inches, four, five, more.β€’ Then, all you will have to worry about is the width of your trouser legs.