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amacleod03 commented on the word dog leg
In golf this describes a fairway that has an angle in it, rather than being a straight shot from tee to green. It may also be used in driving directions, indicating a bend in the road.
In oil drilling, it is a particularly crooked place in a wellbore where the trajectory changes rapidly in three-dimensions.
dog-leg tobacco. An inferior quality of chewing tobacco, “so called because it is in the shape of a twist.�?
July 27, 2009
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