spindle-legged love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having long, thin legs; spindle-shanked.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having long, slender legs.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having long slender legs

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Examples

  • I'm trying to figure out if the beings of wire and feather, spindle-legged and scarecrowed, are of the same ilk as Madam Terpsichore.

    Howard Hughes Blogs in Her Sleep

  • I'm trying to figure out if the beings of wire and feather, spindle-legged and scarecrowed, are of the same ilk as Madam Terpsichore.

    "...moments before it spat its rain down on me."

  • I'm trying to figure out if the beings of wire and feather, spindle-legged and scarecrowed, are of the same ilk as Madam Terpsichore.

    Howard Hughes Blogs in Her Sleep

  • Behind me, on his straw, crouched the small, narrow-shouldered, spindle-legged representative of the urt people.

    Cinnamon Roll

  • Behind me, on his straw, crouched the small, narrow-shouldered, spindle-legged representative of the urt people.

    Cinnamon Roll

  • There are filigree flowers, spindle-legged men, miniature berries and delicate boats.

    'Primadonnas': Kitsch as Political Commentary

  • By the bye, who was that spindle-legged, shoe-buckled parson feller we met by now?

    Life's Little Ironies

  • And then, at the end of an aisle cluttered with glassy armoires and spindle-legged vanities, dancing under my septuagenarian's eyes and those fixed, spotted lights, I saw -- when I looked again I couldn't mistake it -- this ghost, this small, lost thing, floating like a piece of impossible wreckage toward me.

    Excerpt: The Deadwood Beetle by Mylene Dressler

  • The delicate silver instruments stood once more on the spindle-legged tables, puffing and whirring serenely.

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

  • 'Cover your faces and take a spray,' Mrs Weasley said to Harry and Ron the moment she saw them, pointing to two more boitles of black liquid standing on a spindle-legged table.

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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