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Noun: leg  leg
  1. A human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
     
  2. A structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion
     
  3. One of the supports for a piece of furniture
     
  4. A part of a forked or branching shape
    "he broke off one of the legs";
    - branch, ramification
     
  5. The limb of an animal used for food
     
  6. A prosthesis that replaces a missing leg
    - peg, wooden leg, pegleg
     
  7. A cloth covering consisting of the part of a pair of trousers that covers a person's leg
     
  8. (nautical) the distance travelled by a sailing vessel on a single tack
     
  9. A section or portion of a journey or course
    "then we embarked on the second leg of our Caribbean cruise";
    - stage

Derived forms: legs

Type of: cloth covering, cut, cut of meat, distance, length, limb, prosthesis, prosthetic device, subfigure, support, travel, traveling [US], travelling [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: body, camp bed [Brit], chair, cot, dack [Austral, NZ], dak [Austral, NZ], forking, four-poster, furcation, grand, grand piano, hospital bed, journey, journeying, organic structure, pant [N. Amer], physical structure, spinning wheel, table, tripod, trouser

Encyclopedia: Leg, Piaseczno County