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- n. Alternative spelling of leg-breaker.
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McCallany plays Patrick “Lights” McCleary, an aging former heavyweight boxer who becomes a gambling debt collecting “legbreaker” in order to support his wife (McCormack) and three daughters.
One low-rent legbreaker, the other a wealthy scion.
Called "Lights Out," it will be about a former heavyweight boxing champion Holt McCallany who suffers from pugilistic dementia and is forced to take a job as a mob legbreaker to support his wife and three daughters.
Rocky Balboa is a loser, a legbreaker for a minor Philadelphia gangster.
A convicted drug dealer, he is the author of a maim-and-tell memoir about his years as a legbreaker for South Boston gangland leader Whitey Bulger.
That leads him to take a job as a legbreaker, collecting on unpaid gambling debts.
They ran their alleged criminal enterprise "like it was IBM or General Electric," but when Boston team stats] Hall of Famer Gerry Cheevers welshed on a shark's loan, prosecutors say the mob sent a legbreaker to settle the score.