legs legs  /ˈlɛɡz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) staying power

Usage(s):

  1. Miss Almeda Anderson of the University of Minnesota made a study of butterfly legs and reported her findings to the American Society of Zoologists.
  2. The night the legs arrived everyone had a big time.
  3. It's the most common sleep disorder you've probably never heard of: restless legs syndrome.

News

  1. Restless Legs Syndrome Linked to Higher Risk of Early Death

    Men who suffer from restless legs syndrome may not live as long as those without the condition, according to a new study.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

  2. Men's restless legs tied to earlier death: study

    By Genevra Pittman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men with restless legs syndrome (RLS) were more likely to die during an eight-year study than those without the condition, even after their age and other health problems were taken into account, researchers found. The condition, which remains controversial, causes unpleasant sensations in the legs when a person is at rest, triggering an ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Legs Do Lowbrow Pop With an Art-School Style

    The cover of Legs' debut album, Pass the Ringo , is a photograph of food compost on a pristine plate with a solid blue background. The image applies art photography composition to a distinctly low subject: garbage. It's a useful metaphor for group leader Jeffrey Harland's ramshackle approac...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: SF Weekly

Quotes

  1. "I take full responsibility," Italy coach Marcello Lippi said. "If the squad went out with fear in their legs and hearts it means the coach didn't prepare the match well tactically or psychologically."
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Marcello Lippi Source: The Canadian Press

  2. In a statement released yesterday, Mr Litvinenko wrote: "As I lie here, I can distinctly hear the beating wings of the angel of death. I may be able to give him the slip, but I have to say my legs do not run as fast as I would like."
    on Nov 24, 2006 By: Alexander Litvinenko Source: Independent

  3. "It's not bad, I just didn't have the legs," said Chavanel, with his face caked in dust.
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Sylvain Chavanel Source: The Associated Press

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