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- n. Plural form of chicken leg.
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In the days before salmonella-poisoning scares, she had us convinced that the stretchy bands that held together roasting chicken legs were good-luck charms.
So the goblins got even for that by luring away all the harpy males-who, it seems, were partial to fully fleshed legs, unlike the chicken legs of the harpy females-until there were no males left and the harpies were all female. "