Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of legger.

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Examples

  • After the head-skinner, the carcass (or cow) proceeds to the "leggers", who cut off the lower portions of the animal's legs.

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  • These men could be the bargemen themselves, or people who offered this service to them (the "leggers").

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  • Perhaps 10,000 families of high-tech service workers call this home: barbers, maids, drivers, baby-tenders, security guards, prostitutes, boot-leggers of all kinds, with of course their aged parents and dependent kids who are everywhere on the street, among the dead rats and live goats.

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  • Big, colorful suckers, these eight-leggers, and save for the heavier parts of the web that are the "letters," the rest of the web can be almost invisible.

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  • Out on the river, trapping fish this time, rather than four-leggers.

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  • Suddenly the same law enforcement agencies prosecuting boot leggers became aware of this new recreational drug.

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  • But if history is any guide, most cigarettes sold will actually be trucked up from Virginia, or shipped in from China, by "butt-leggers" who can make over $1 million on each tractor-trailer load of smuggled smokes.

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  • (Far sweeter than most two-leggers, that's for sure.)

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  • "You'll need to be wary of the boot-leggers on the ground floor," he warned his new lieutenant.

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  • We're a lot more mobile than you two-leggers; we'll make a good strike and run force.

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