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straddle-legged

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the legs wide apart; with the legs astride of an object.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Flight of Superman Jerry West may be the model for the NBA's logo, but it's Michael Jordan's straddle-legged silhouette for Nike that most young players strive to emulate.

    The Return of 'Chocolate Thunder'

  • I was standing somewhat straddle-legged at the time I hadn't heard of the horse stance yet, so the broken-off head fell between my feet.

    house: the remodelling, part 3

  • He has to balance straddle-legged across the 2x4 joists.

    house: the remodelling, part 3

  • Chevalier Mondyon, who retained no semblance of the soldier about his person, except the red scarf round his waist, was seated straddle-legged atop of one of the huge white lions which guarded the entrance.

    La Vend�e

  • And so the priests blessed the cannon, and the people baptized it, and called it Marie – Jeanne, and the women brought out their little children, and sat them straddle-legged across it, whole rows of them at the same time, till the cannon looked like a huge bunch of grapes on which the fruit clustered thickly.

    La Vend�e

  • I was terribly stiff the next morning, from standing, crouching, bending, extending, rolling on the floor, holding Shara up, and sitting straddle-legged on a chair with my arms and legs wrapped around it.

    Archive 2004-10-01

  • I was terribly stiff the next morning, from standing, crouching, bending, extending, rolling on the floor, holding Shara up, and sitting straddle-legged on a chair with my arms and legs wrapped around it.

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  • It was as if a black titan stood straddle-legged in the bright pits of hell, his lifted hands full of stars.

    The Coming Of Conan The Cimmerian

  • It stood straddle-legged at the end of the chestnut tunnel and when it saw him it brought to bear on him a long gun.

    Cold Mountain

  • It was as if a black titan stood straddle-legged in the bright pits of hell, his lifted hands full of stars.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

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