Definitions

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  • adj. nimble; swift of foot

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Nimble; swift of foot.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Nimble; swift of foot.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • After vainly addressing the pilgrims, of whom nothing could be seen but a mosaic of occupits and shoulder-blades, the boy Mohammed collected about half a dozen stalwart Meccans, with whose assistance, by sheer strength, we wedged our way into the thin and light-legged crowd.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • He stood before Henrietta, and vanished light-legged at

    The Amazing Marriage — Complete

  • He stood before Henrietta, and vanished light-legged at a gesture.

    The Amazing Marriage — Volume 5

  • The light-legged barge-faced man touched ground capering.

    The Amazing Marriage — Volume 2

  • This having small effect he collected half-a-dozen stalwart Meccans, “with whose assistance,” says Burton, “by sheer strength, we wedged our way into the thin and light-legged crowd. ...

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • The onlooker felt odd man out, debarred as he was by his profounder experience from sharing in the young people’s light-legged dreams.

    Australia Felix

  • This having small effect he collected half-a-dozen stalwart Meccans, "with whose assistance," says Burton, "by sheer strength, we wedged our way into the thin and light-legged crowd. ...

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • This having small effect he collected half-a-dozen stalwart Meccans, "with whose assistance," says Burton, "by sheer strength, we wedged our way into the thin and light-legged crowd.

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

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