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  • n  a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
  • n  a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion
  • n  one of the supports for a piece of furniture
  • n  a part of a forked or branching shape
  • n  the limb of an animal used for food
  • n  a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg
  • n  a cloth covering consisting of the part of a pair of trousers that covers a person's leg
  • n  (nautical) the distance traveled by a sailing vessel on a single tack
  • n  a section or portion of a journey or course

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


  • Roger Federer in Times of India
    I am struggling with a little bit of a back and a leg issue,Federer said. "That just doesn't quite allow me to play the way I would like to play. So it's frustrating, to say the least. The leg injury came in the finals of Halle. That never...
  • Dara Torres in Toronto Star
    He found a tear in my quad tendon that was undiagnosed,Torres said in an e-mail message. "Excluding draining my knee, he has never treated me, but I did see his chiropractor who did soft-tissue work on my leg. That was the extent of my...
  • Lance Armstrong in The Associated Press
    You can't take away the fact that he's probably the most talented guy to ever throw a leg over a bike ...... I don't have a problem saying that,Armstrong said. "What we saw last year was extremely impressive on all levels —...

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