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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of uncertain meaning; perhaps describing gaunt or slender legs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. With gaunt or slender legs. (?)

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An epithet of disputed meaning, applied by Shakspere to a horse, and in some editions changed to arrogant.


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