Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In cricket, same as leg, 6.
“My sister finds a daddy long-leg hanging in the corner, crawling up the wall and she runs to the kitchen where Daddy's mopping the floor.”
“Gidman lost fluency and on 99 he attempted to hook a bouncer from Hoggard but only managed to spoon the ball to Harris at long-leg.”
“Thick, long-sleeve, and long-leg neoprene suits in the winter, short and light in the spring and summer.”
“This modern theory that the leg-glance does not pay is a fetish, first because you can place the ball, and secondly if you can hook then the life of long-leg is one long frustration.”
“A ball pitched outside legstump is flicked down to the long-leg fence.”
“Wary of rockdogs and mindful of the long-leg sentries,”
“Braan turned to the approaching horses and their long-leg riders.”
“The hunter leader looked at the long-leg camp spread beneath him; he was in full view, darkness his only shield.”
“To steam user Bool had been assigned the task of interpreting the long-leg drawings.”
“Above-knee brace (long-leg brace) for weakness in the upper leg and knee - possibly also ankle and foot”
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