Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of leg.
  • n. eleven
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of leg.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. staying power

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Examples

  • A baby’s legs often bend outward (‘bow legs’), like this.

    1) Head Control and Use of Senses

  • By this logic, identical twins are one person (soul-wise), genetic chimaeras are two people, and a set of siamese twins with one head and four legs is the same number of people as a set of siamese twins with two heads and two legs, which is pretty counterintuitive.

    America's Deep, Dark Secret

  • Actually the official definition of the term legs is how long a movie lasts in the theatres.

    At the Big Mouse

  • It was so great to get up close and see the difference in their faces and poses, and understand, finally, not only how the pivot at their waists were so beautifully disguised, but to have the mechanism explained: inside their legs is a rod which turns each of them; if you look at the main clock mechanism (above) you will see a large wheel with notches in it.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Kolaches: Anyone that makes the trip between Dallas and Austin knows the best place to fill up the tank and stretch your legs is the small town of West.

    Homesick Texan holiday gift guide | Homesick Texan

  • He proceeds on the principle that if you insist loudly enough that the broomstick between your legs is a pony, eventually the thing will whinny and gallop.

    Pompadour With a Monkey Wrench

  • Those infamous English will not permit us to proceed far enough from our native land to acquire what they call the legs of the sea.

    Springhaven

  • I don't think anybody would have expected that this story would have what we call the legs that it has now.

    CNN Transcript - Special Event: House Government Reform Committee Begins Marc Rich Pardon Hearing - March 1, 2001

  • She always called the legs of a table its props -- for the word legs was highly unfeminine.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 342, April, 1844

  • What is considered beautiful here in the sea—the fish-tail—they would consider ugly on the earth: they don’t understand it; there one must have the clumsy supports which they call legs, to be called beautiful.

    The Little Sea-Maid

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  • “Actually the official definition of the term legs is how long a movie lasts in the theatres.”
    - At the Big Mouse
    (from the examples)

    March 3, 2013

  • WeirdNet's giving a plural form distinctive treatment here too. (See eyes... as it were.)

    May 22, 2008