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English

Legs.

Etymology

From Old Norse leggr (Swedish lägg, Icelandic leggur).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
leg

Plural
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leg ({{{1}}})
  1. (anatomy) The limb of a human or animal that extends from the groin to the ankle.
  2. A part of garment, such as a pair of trousers/pants, that covers a leg.
  3. A stage of a journey.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A distance that a sailing vessel does without changing the sails from one side to the other.
  5. (nautical) One side of a multiple-sided (often a triangle) course in a sailing race.
  6. A single game or match played in a tournament or other sporting contest.
  7. One of the two sides of a right triangle that is not the hypotenuse
  8. A rod-like protrusion of an inanimate object, supporting it from underneath.

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Verb

Infinitive
to leg

Third person singular
leg

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
g

to leg (third-person singular simple present leg, present participle g, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. To put a series of three or more options strikes into the stock market.
  2. To remove the legs from an animal carcass.
  3. To build legs onto a platform or stage for support.

Derived terms


Danish

Noun

leg

  1. play
  2. roe (of fish)

Dutch

Verb

leg

  1. (first-person singular indicative present tense of leggen) lay, put

German

Verb

leg(e)

  1. (first-person singular indicative present tense of legen) lay, put

Icelandic

Noun

leg n. (leg-s, leg)

  1. uterus

Derived terms


Romanian

Pronunciation

Verb

leg

  1. first-person singular present tense form of [[lega#Template:lang:ro|lega]].
  2. first-person singular subjunctive form of [[lega#Template:lang:ro|lega]].

Swedish

Noun

leg (also legg) n.

  1. (slang) Short form of legitimation: any kind of ID card.

Torres Strait Creole

Etymology

From English leg.

Noun

leg

  1. lower leg, foot

Synonyms

  • ngar (western dialect)

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