Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of hind leg.

Etymologies

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Examples

  •     The thing in the case is about wolf-size, but the proportions are odd — the hock, or “dogleg,” only inches above the foot, so that most of the hindleg is a single long, unbending bone, and the tail seems too straight and long.

    Hunting the Thylacine

  • The thing in the case is about wolf-size, but the proportions are odd — the hock, or “dogleg,” only inches above the foot, so that most of the hindleg is a single long, unbending bone, and the tail seems too straight and long.

    Hunting the Thylacine

  • With one mighty blow of a hindleg, the carnivore downed the fright-paralyzed herbivore.

    Cattle Town

  • He ducked down, grabbed the centaur by one foreleg and one hindleg, and hefted him to shoulder height.

    Labor Policy

  • The hindleg-foreleg pattern may be the same, however, the rabbit track that my dog and I followed have very long, narrow hindlegs that I find distinquishable from all other tracks.

    Squirrel tracks in snow II

  • But he noticed something else, a movement under the topmost hindleg, a kind of tussle.

    Hunting the Thylacine

  • His base is eroding rapidly as more people discover he is incompetant and as crooked as a dogs hindleg.

    Think Progress » Samuel Alito’s America

  • The little maskless heeler's hindleg isn't much better today.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • Along by the edge of the mole he lolloped, dawdled, smelt a rock. and from under a cocked hindleg pissed against it.

    Ulysses

  • He trotted forward and, lifting again his hindleg, pissed quick short at an unsmelt rock.

    Ulysses

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