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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
leg
I.noun
COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
a chair leg/arm/back/seat
▪ The chair leg has broken.
a head/leg etc wound
▪ The victim died of chest wounds.
a head/leg/shoulder etc injury
▪ He suffered a shoulder injury while playing rugby.
a leg/stage of a journey (=one part of a journey)
▪ We set off on the final leg of our journey.
arm/leg/stomach etc muscles
▪ Her leg muscles ached after the run.
as fast as...legs could carry (=running as quickly as he could)
▪ Johnny ran off as fast as his legs could carry him .
bow legs
cost an arm and a leg (=have a price that is much too high)
▪ A skiing holiday needn’t cost you an arm and a leg.
find/get your sea legs
▪ I felt awful yesterday. But, thankfully, I’ve found my sea legs now.
fracture your leg/arm/hip etc
▪ He fractured his right leg during training.
hind legs/feet/quarters/limbs
hug your knees/arms/legs etc
▪ Sarah sat on the floor, hugging her knees.
hurt your arm/leg/nose etc
▪ He hurt his knee playing football.
leg irons
leg of lamb
▪ a leg of lamb
leg of...tour (=the first part of it)
▪ the first leg of the band’s European tour
leg room
▪ There wasn’t enough leg room.
lift your hand/arm/leg etc
▪ She lifted her hand to knock on the door once again.
▪ Pam lifted her shoulders in a little shrug.
long legs
▪ He stretched out his long legs.
lose an arm/leg/eye etc
▪ He lost his leg in a motorcycle accident.
pair of hands/eyes/legs etc
▪ She felt as if every pair of eyes in the room was on her.
peg leg
sb's waist/chest/leg etc measurement
▪ What is his waist measurement?
sb’s good eye/arm/leg etc (=the one that is not damaged)
▪ He sat up, supporting himself on his good arm.
sea legs
▪ I felt awful yesterday. But, thankfully, I’ve found my sea legs now.
shave your head/legs/armpits etc
▪ She shaved her legs and underarms.
shoot sb in the leg/head etc
▪ He had been shot in the back while trying to escape.
slender legs/arms/fingers etc
thin arms/legs/lips etc
▪ He has long thin hands.
tie sb’s hands/arms/legs/feet
▪ One of them tied her hands behind her back.
touch sb on the arm/leg etc
▪ A hand touched her on the shoulder.
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ ADJECTIVE
back
▪ He already travels with a corset for his back problems and leg strapping.
▪ She heard the click of the gate; then nothing, except the crickets rubbing their back legs together in the grass.
▪ His big rough hands snip and snip-ears, a tail, back legs.
▪ In other chairs the arm is integral to the front and back legs, and must be fitted at an earlier stage.
▪ A black horse was galloping down it, frisking his back legs like a colt.
▪ Leaning over for balance, take hold of your front ankle and raise the back leg.
▪ Make sure the hip is twisted and the back leg locked straight, while leaning forward and punching to the groin.
bad
▪ He had a bad leg and they kept on at him to hurry up.
▪ A sweetheart, this little lady, not bad legs either.
▪ For Joshua, at sixty-two, and suffering from a bad leg, distances had begun to take on an extraordinary significance.
▪ Kevin Johnson played only 26 minutes while hobbling on a bad leg.
▪ A bad leg confined her to her room, but she still managed to control the house and beyond that the estates.
▪ He was trying to climb up a brick wall, but he's got a bad leg.
▪ Pleased to hear you can ride bareback standing on your bad leg.
broken
▪ He received serious head injuries and a broken leg in the collision on the B1278 near Segefield Hospital.
▪ Graham was a pioneer rock and winter climber before a broken leg turned him to sailing.
▪ The wooden trolley has a broken leg. 4.
▪ His career has been hampered by injury, most noticeably a broken leg in 1983.
▪ But trainer Hannon said any stiffness would have had no connection with the broken leg which led to Mr Brooks' death.
▪ One has a broken neck and two broken legs.
▪ Despite the pain she managed to walk fifty yards with a broken leg to get help.
▪ Andrew suffered a broken leg, broken arm and internal injuries.
front
▪ In other chairs the arm is integral to the front and back legs, and must be fitted at an earlier stage.
▪ The Classic lost a starter Tuesday when Down the Aisle broke a bone in his left front leg after a morning workout.
▪ Repeat the exercise but kick with the front or rear leg as soon as the stance switches.
▪ When night does fall, she opens the lid and stretches out her two front pairs of legs.
▪ Jump diagonally forwards with the front leg and pick the rear foot up for a high roundhouse kick.
▪ There are two sets of front legs, which end in what look like suckers.
▪ Brachiosaurus was even heavier than Brontosaurus and had front legs longer than its rear ones, the opposite of Brontosaurus.
hind
▪ The hair is somewhat longer on both front and hind legs.
▪ Using a small cleaver or a large, heavy knife, cut the hind leg across the bone into 2 pieces.
▪ The beast reared up on its hind legs, screaming with blood showing at its lips and teeth.
▪ Get up on your hind legs.
▪ You can but it whole or already cut into joints, such as saddle or hind legs.
▪ I wanted them to get up on their hind legs and do battle.
▪ Even the hounds sensed something was amiss and became still, tails pressed between hind legs, watching.
▪ In the photo Glover was as stooped as ever, a trained bear on hind legs.
left
▪ The old man's left leg had been blown off in the war.
▪ On June 15, he broke a bone in his left leg when he fouled a ball off of his shin.
▪ Change to the left leg and repeat.
▪ Gary stepped on a Bouncing Betty. it maimed his left leg.
▪ Application of the roundhouse kick to the head with the left leg.
▪ His left leg was going into muscle spasms of some sort and he clutched at his knee with frustration.
▪ Bend your left leg in front and extend the right leg.
▪ Her head was swirling, her mind was racing, her ankle was swelling and her left leg was numb.
long
▪ She swung her long legs over the side of the bed and got up.
▪ Her forearms and much of her long legs were bare, visible, pale as her face.
▪ Glover completely approved of most of them, of their long, loose legs and intelligent faces.
▪ The door is opened by the vision of blonde hair and long blue legs.
▪ She walked off on her long legs.
▪ She had excellent bone structure, a well-shaped determined chin, a good figure and long legs.
▪ She leaned back on both elbows, smiling at me faintly down the length of her long, frail legs.
right
▪ The 24-year-old central defender will have his right leg immobilised for six weeks and will miss the play-offs should Boro qualify.
▪ His right arm and leg were the most damaged.
▪ A white petticoat danced as she lifted her bare right leg.
▪ She had survived polio, but her right leg was weak and deformed, and her right arm dangled loosely.
▪ Now the right leg is thrust out with the foot travelling in a straight line towards the opponent.
▪ When I began chopping again my axe slipped and cut off my right leg.
▪ The attacker moves forward in a left fighting stance with a front kick off the right leg to the groin area.
▪ She survived with muscles in her abdomen, back, right shoulder, and right leg paralyzed.
short
▪ Too fast for his shorter legs and he fell on his knees.
▪ The terriers bounded along ahead on their short legs.
▪ Long bodies and short legs are reminders of their close relationship to weasels and polecats.
▪ He moved like a ghost, his large upper body rigid, his short legs exact metronomes: evolutionary perfection.
▪ Eventually Rutherford's bat protruded too far forward and enabled Stewart to take a smart catch at short leg.
▪ Sylvie noticed that despite his short legs, his girth, he had a grace about him and a power.
▪ And Stuart Leary believed in following the ball from the bowler's hand even when fielding at short leg.
▪ Jet-pipes are angled out ten degrees. Short gear legs sit the aeroplane conveniently low.
■ NOUN
injury
▪ But Roundhay's chances were not helped when Barry Willis had to be helped off with a leg injury.
▪ He had hand and leg injuries that limited his playing time and sapped his enthusiasm.
▪ Candy Morris suffered horrific leg injuries when she slipped into a paper shredding machine.
▪ Reed had a leg injury that nearly immobilized him, but he played in that game.
▪ They will be without top striker Ridvan Dilmen who has a leg injury.
▪ He thought it quite possible that Pike had starved the horse to help it recover from its leg injury.
▪ Rita was on target to capture the singles title when a recurring leg injury regrettably ended her bid.
▪ Norman Reeve, 24, received multiple bruising and Peter Clark, 25, suffered leg injuries.
muscle
▪ Particular attention should be paid to the lower spine and leg muscles - they remember every step of the way.
▪ Pull up your leg muscles and feel how solid that left thigh is becoming!
▪ Their leg muscles were stiff, their knees hurt, their shoulders resented the weight of their rifles.
▪ How else, besides using her leg muscles, might she be able to help herself to stand up?
▪ You can feel the leg muscles really hardening as you pedal hard up a hill.
▪ Sit as shown, and place your hands on the lower thighs so you can feel the leg muscle contractions.
▪ Ooooooh, how her leg muscles did ache from holding her skirt in this proper fashion - with blue flowers on it.
trouser
▪ A tug at his trouser leg awakened him from his reverie.
▪ A stream of beer runs across the table and drips on to his trouser leg.
▪ On his way out he cocked a leg swiftly and directed a powerful jet against an immaculate trouser leg.
▪ His right trouser leg was torn.
▪ He tossed away the sketch, kicked off his sandals, then pulled off his socks and rolled up his trouser legs.
▪ Henry licked his finger, then rubbed it against his trouser leg.
▪ Sammy followed him, tugging at his trouser legs.
▪ His trouser legs were scorching from the fire and he twisted to one side.
■ VERB
bend
▪ Now face your left side. Bend your left leg in front and extend the right leg.
▪ Whenever you pick up a heavy load, bend both legs.
▪ As you bend and straighten your legs, make a large circle with your arms.
▪ Raise both legs in the air, crossing them at the ankles; bend your legs a little.
▪ Lie on your side and bend the lower leg.
▪ Their eyes were dull with fever, they had trouble bending their legs, sitting and urinating.
break
▪ In 1934 he crashed at Allessandria, breaking his leg.
▪ But your partner has just broken a leg and is recovering at home.
▪ I might easily have broken a leg in that fall.
▪ They race with broken arms and broken legs.
▪ One had had a suspected heart attack, another had a broken leg.
▪ After recovering from his broken leg, Mark Whipple finished with 13 goals and seven assists.
▪ In the autumn he broke a leg while attending the World Grass Ski Championships.
▪ Wilkerson, who sat out last season recovering from a broken leg, had regained his starting spot.
cross
▪ Fold the other arm over his chest and cross the far leg over his near one.
▪ When the team is going the other way, he crosses his right leg.
▪ Skip, crossing one leg in front and kicking the other leg out to the side.
▪ Just in case, he also crossed his legs and squeezed his eyes shut.
▪ He leans back, crosses his legs, and looks like a man having an agreeable conversation in his club.
▪ When she crossed her legs, he saw for the first time that her skirt was ridiculously short.
▪ Skip, crossing over legs in front and kicking them as high as possible to either side.
▪ Tom Karsten crosses his legs and relaxes even more in a big easy chair.
lose
▪ This was in the heady days of 1978, when I first lost my leg, when very flared trousers were in.
▪ My grandfather had lost his leg in a stockyard accident.
▪ In real combat he would have lost at least one leg at the knee.
▪ Why, in losing his leg and the few horses in his charge, he had lost his boyish good humor.
▪ Four people lost one or both legs, and another lost an arm.
▪ When I heard that he had lost control of his legs, I thought it would be only a matter of weeks.
▪ One group have lost their legs altogether and taken to burrowing underground.
▪ What do you call a triathlete who loses both arms and legs in the water?
pull
▪ Charles Greenwich London Are you pulling my leg?
▪ Foster pulled his legs back from the fire.
▪ Then pull each leg away in opposite directions as far as it will go.
▪ Standing at the kitchen counter, whining baby pulling on my legs.
▪ I used to tap dance, high kick, do splits, pull my legs up at the back of my head.
▪ Then Elmer gathers up the reins, leans back, and pulls his legs back, toes down in the stirrups.
▪ It is quite legal to go out into the countryside, find a hedgehog and pull off its legs one by one.
▪ Why would l pull your leg about something like that.
raise
▪ Still lying down, bend the knees and raise the legs. 9.
▪ Its tight lever took him all the way back and raised his bone legs above the horizon.
▪ Keeping your body upright and tummy pulled in tight, draw the raised leg across the body, leading with the ankle.
▪ Lying as shown, raise the top leg, and with foot pointed do 30 mini raises.
▪ With toes pointed, raise the extended leg up and down slightly.
▪ Throw a reverse punch as before and bring the kicking knee forwards without raising the lower leg or turning the hips.
▪ Bend your right leg and raise your left leg high in the air.
▪ From here raise the leg up and down slightly 15 times, holding each raise for 1 second.
stretch
▪ As with hand strikes, kicks should never fully stretch the leg.
▪ He sighed a lot, stretched his legs, cracked his knuckles.
▪ Sometimes Alfred allowed Ruth to leave the barge and walk beside the horse on the towpath, to stretch her legs.
▪ After lunch, eager to stretch our legs, we simply set off walking without a map.
▪ I try to be comfortable; to stretch my legs and think soothing thoughts.
▪ Ted got up and stretched his legs.
▪ Richie wanted to stretch his legs.
▪ It came as a relief to stretch his legs at last.
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
(with) legs akimbo
a bum ankle/leg etc
▪ C Jeremy Newberry, with a bum ankle and knee, is still expected to start.
as fast as his/her legs could carry him/her
▪ She ran to her mother as fast as her legs could carry her.
bad heart/leg/back etc
▪ A sweetheart, this little lady, not bad legs either.
▪ For Joshua, at sixty-two, and suffering from a bad leg, distances had begun to take on an extraordinary significance.
▪ He had a bad back as well, you know, just like Rich.
▪ He had a bad leg and they kept on at him to hurry up.
▪ Medical deferment for a very bad heart.
▪ That coming from him who would go sick with a bad back whenever a job tired him.
▪ The problems-from bad backs to carpal tunnel syndrome to headaches-have made the headlines of every health magazine in the country.
break a leg
game leg
▪ He alarmed us as children: he had a gruff manner, a game leg and a pronounced cast in one eye.
on its last legs
▪ Your car sounds like it's on its last legs.
▪ It's an old established set-up, but I reckon it's on its last legs now.
▪ The battery, like the torch's owner, was on its last legs.
▪ Without some fresh thinking the G8 is probably on its last legs as an effective body.
on your last legs
▪ Sarah looks as if she's on her last legs.
▪ His exit, when he truly is on his last legs, is his most effective gambit.
▪ It's an old established set-up, but I reckon it's on its last legs now.
▪ It was a nightmare, anyone reading the papers would think I was on my last legs.
▪ Martin Glimmer is the 50-something horn player on his last legs.
▪ The battery, like the torch's owner, was on its last legs.
▪ The fenders flapped in the breeze, and the engine coughed and wheezed like an old man on his last legs.
▪ Without some fresh thinking the G8 is probably on its last legs as an effective body.
pull sb's leg
▪ Did Ronnie really call or are you just pulling my leg?
▪ Don't worry. I was just pulling you leg about moving - I'm not going anywhere.
▪ I think he was just pulling your leg.
rest your feet/legs/eyes etc
▪ Fit in periods away from people, giving yourself the opportunity to renew your energy and rest your eyes.
▪ He rested his eyes on her, very conscious of the smooth skin and her flowery perfume.
▪ I took off my shoes and rested my feet on her thighs as she massaged them.
▪ In fact I was having trouble finding a place to rest my eyes.
▪ Should children with defective vision be resting their eyes?
▪ Slinging his mac over the back of a pew he sat down and rested his feet on the one in front.
sb puts his pants on one leg at a time
shake a leg
▪ If we want to get there by 11:00, we'd better shake a leg.
▪ I stood on my shaking legs, my head on the public phone.
▪ On shaking legs he began to descend.
▪ Outside the others were shouting for Kerry to shake a leg.
▪ The business of the audition is squeezed into all this in less time than it takes to shake a leg.
show a leg!
stretch your legs
▪ A few of the passengers got off the bus to stretch their legs.
▪ After so long on the train, we couldn't wait to get out and stretch our legs.
▪ Do you feel like stopping here and stretching your legs?
▪ After lunch, eager to stretch our legs, we simply set off walking without a map.
▪ Every boy needs to stretch his legs.
▪ Gene and the blond boy followed me to stretch their legs.
▪ He sighed a lot, stretched his legs, cracked his knuckles.
▪ I try to be comfortable; to stretch my legs and think soothing thoughts.
▪ She stretched her legs from thigh to toes - and let go.
▪ She stretched her legs under the table, feeling the same satisfaction that she felt when she woke that morning.
▪ Sometimes Alfred allowed Ruth to leave the barge and walk beside the horse on the towpath, to stretch her legs.
talk the hind leg(s) off a donkey
walk sb's legs off
with your tail between your legs
▪ And that is when the toughest Bruin team in years sent the Huskies home with their tails between their legs.
▪ He knows he can not come back with his tail between his legs.
▪ I would go out of the Chamber with my tail between my legs.
▪ Pottz wiped out three waves in a row and crept back in with his tail between his legs.
▪ They got scared and ran away with their tail between their legs.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ A spider has 8 legs.
▪ a table leg
▪ Angie broke her leg skiing.
▪ Here, pull up your pant legs and let me see if your knees are hurt.
▪ the second leg of the Rolling Stones' U.S. tour
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Another screaming beast collapsed on broken hind legs.
▪ Breathing through his mouth, he manipulated his probe between her legs.
▪ Officers then shot Mao in the leg several times and he collapsed.
▪ Raise the leg a fraction higher and repeat this tiny movement 15 times, holding each raise for 1 second.
▪ The hen with yellow legs in his room on his documents and books was too much one day.
▪ The men looked pensive as the carriage approached the final leg of the trip to the big house on the hill.
▪ When this can expand no further, it splits and is rolled off, like a nylon stocking from a leg.
II.verb
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
(with) legs akimbo
a bum ankle/leg etc
▪ C Jeremy Newberry, with a bum ankle and knee, is still expected to start.
bad heart/leg/back etc
▪ A sweetheart, this little lady, not bad legs either.
▪ For Joshua, at sixty-two, and suffering from a bad leg, distances had begun to take on an extraordinary significance.
▪ He had a bad back as well, you know, just like Rich.
▪ He had a bad leg and they kept on at him to hurry up.
▪ Medical deferment for a very bad heart.
▪ That coming from him who would go sick with a bad back whenever a job tired him.
▪ The problems-from bad backs to carpal tunnel syndrome to headaches-have made the headlines of every health magazine in the country.
game leg
▪ He alarmed us as children: he had a gruff manner, a game leg and a pronounced cast in one eye.
on its last legs
▪ Your car sounds like it's on its last legs.
▪ It's an old established set-up, but I reckon it's on its last legs now.
▪ The battery, like the torch's owner, was on its last legs.
▪ Without some fresh thinking the G8 is probably on its last legs as an effective body.
on your last legs
▪ Sarah looks as if she's on her last legs.
▪ His exit, when he truly is on his last legs, is his most effective gambit.
▪ It's an old established set-up, but I reckon it's on its last legs now.
▪ It was a nightmare, anyone reading the papers would think I was on my last legs.
▪ Martin Glimmer is the 50-something horn player on his last legs.
▪ The battery, like the torch's owner, was on its last legs.
▪ The fenders flapped in the breeze, and the engine coughed and wheezed like an old man on his last legs.
▪ Without some fresh thinking the G8 is probably on its last legs as an effective body.
sb puts his pants on one leg at a time
with your tail between your legs
▪ And that is when the toughest Bruin team in years sent the Huskies home with their tails between their legs.
▪ He knows he can not come back with his tail between his legs.
▪ I would go out of the Chamber with my tail between my legs.
▪ Pottz wiped out three waves in a row and crept back in with his tail between his legs.
▪ They got scared and ran away with their tail between their legs.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Calling Emily, I legged it to the youth hostel two miles away.
▪ I legged it before the cops came.
▪ The arduous task of legging through a long tunnel like that under Castle Hill at Dudley could take over 3 hours.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Leg

Leg \Leg\ (l[e^]g), n. [Icel. leggr; akin to Dan. l[ae]g calf of the leg, Sw. l["a]gg.]

  1. A limb or member of an animal used for supporting the body, and in running, climbing, and swimming; esp., that part of the limb between the knee and foot.

  2. That which resembles a leg in form or use; especially, any long and slender support on which any object rests; as, the leg of a table; the leg of a pair of compasses or dividers.

  3. The part of any article of clothing which covers the leg; as, the leg of a stocking or of a pair of trousers.

  4. A bow, esp. in the phrase to make a leg; probably from drawing the leg backward in bowing. [Obs.]

    He that will give a cap and make a leg in thanks for a favor he never received.
    --Fuller.

  5. A disreputable sporting character; a blackleg. [Slang, Eng.]

  6. (Naut.) The course and distance made by a vessel on one tack or between tacks.

  7. (Steam Boiler) An extension of the boiler downward, in the form of a narrow space between vertical plates, sometimes nearly surrounding the furnace and ash pit, and serving to support the boiler; -- called also water leg.

  8. (Grain Elevator) The case containing the lower part of the belt which carries the buckets.

  9. (Cricket) A fielder whose position is on the outside, a little in rear of the batter.

  10. (Math.) Either side of a triangle distinguished from the base or, in a right triangle, from the hypotenuse; also, an indefinitely extending branch of a curve, as of a hyperbola.

  11. (Telephony) A branch or lateral circuit connecting an instrument with the main line.

  12. (Elec.) A branch circuit; one phase of a polyphase system.

    A good leg (Naut.), a course sailed on a tack which is near the desired course.

    Leg bail, escape from custody by flight. [Slang]

    Legs of an hyperbola (or other curve) (Geom.), the branches of the curve which extend outward indefinitely.

    Legs of a triangle, the sides of a triangle; -- a name seldom used unless one of the sides is first distinguished by some appropriate term; as, the hypothenuse and two legs of a right-angled triangle.

    On one's legs, standing to speak.

    On one's last legs. See under Last.

    To have legs (Naut.), to have speed.

    To stand on one's own legs, to support one's self; to be independent.

Leg

Leg \Leg\ (l[e^]g), v. t. To use as a leg, with it as object:

  1. To bow. [Obs.]

  2. To run. [Low]

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
leg

late 13c., from a Scandinavian source akin to Old Norse leggr "leg, bone of the arm or leg," from Proto-Germanic *lagjaz, with no certain ulterior connections, perhaps from a PIE root meaning "to bend" [Buck]. Compare German Bein "leg," in Old High German "bone, leg." Replaced Old English shank. Of furniture supports from 1670s. The meaning "a part or stage of a journey or race" (1920) is from earlier sailing sense of "a run made on a single tack" (1867), which was usually qualified as long leg, short leg, etc. Slang phrase shake a leg "dance" is attested from 1881. To be on (one's) last legs "at the end of one's life" is from 1590s.

leg

"to use the legs; walk or run," c.1500 (from the beginning usually with it); from leg (n.).

Wiktionary
leg

n. 1 The lower limb of a human being or animal that extends from the groin to the ankle. 2 (context anatomy English) The portion of the lower appendage of a human that extends from the knee to the ankle. 3 A part of garment, such as a pair of trousers/pants, that covers a leg. 4 A stage of a journey, race etc. 5 (context nautical English) A distance that a sailing vessel does without changing the sails from one side to the other. 6 (context nautical English) One side of a multiple-sided (often triangular) course in a sailing race. 7 (context sports English) A single game or match played in a tournament or other sporting contest. vb. 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.

WordNet
leg
  1. n. a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part 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 branches"; "they took the south fork" [syn: branch, fork, ramification]

  5. the limb of an animal used for food

  6. a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg [syn: peg, wooden leg, pegleg]

  7. cloth covering consisting of the part of a garment that covers the leg

  8. (nautical) the distance traveled by a sailing vessel on a single tack

  9. a section or portion of a journey or course; "then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise" [syn: stage]

Wikipedia
Leg (disambiguation)

A leg is a limb used to support an animal or object.

Leg or legs may also refer to:

Leg (rallying)

In rallying, a leg is usually each day of the event. For example, in 2005 each WRC event lasted over 3 legs - from Friday (1st Leg) over Saturday (2nd Leg) to Sunday (3rd Leg).

A leg may also refer to a subset of stages within a single day of rallying usually broken up by a service or completion of a day. For example "The first leg of the day will consist of 5 stages covering just over 60km. Drivers will then have 45 minutes to resolve any issues with their vehicles before heading out to the second leg in which they'll cover another 4 stages of nearly equal distance, 58km, to complete the first day of the three day event."

Leg (darts)

A leg is a single game in the sport of darts. Most darts matches are played over a number of legs. Alternatively, a match may be divided into sets, with each set being contested often on a first to 3 legs basis.

Łęg

Łęg may refer to the following places in Poland:

  • A former name for the town of Ełk (north-east Poland)
  • Part of the Czyżyny district of Kraków
  • Łęg, Pleszew County in Greater Poland Voivodeship (west-central Poland)
  • Łęg, Śrem County in Greater Poland Voivodeship (west-central Poland)
  • Łęg, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship (north-central Poland)
  • Łęg, Łódź Voivodeship (central Poland)
  • Łęg, Lower Silesian Voivodeship (south-west Poland)
  • Łęg, Mława County in Masovian Voivodeship (east-central Poland)
  • Łęg, Piaseczno County in Masovian Voivodeship (east-central Poland)
  • Łęg, Częstochowa County in Silesian Voivodeship (south Poland)
  • Łęg, Lubliniec County in Silesian Voivodeship (south Poland)
  • Łęg, Racibórz County in Silesian Voivodeship (south Poland)
  • Łęg, Gmina Osiek in Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship (south-central Poland)
  • Łęg, Gmina Połaniec in Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship (south-central Poland)
Leg

A leg is a weight bearing and locomotive anatomical structure, usually having a columnar shape. During locomotion, legs function as "extensible struts". The combination of movements at all joints can be modeled as a single, linear element capable of changing length and rotating about an omnidirectional "hip" joint.

As an anatomical animal structure it is used for locomotion. The distal end is often modified to distribute force (such as a foot). Most animals have an even number of legs.

As a component of furniture it is used for the economy of materials needed to provide the support for the useful surface, the table top or chair seat.

LEG (entertainment company)

LEG (formerly Levity Entertainment Group) is a vertically integrated talent management, television production, branded entertainment, live exhibition, and digital marketing firm based in Los Angeles, California. The company was established in its current form in 2009 with the merger of Levity Productions, Levity Management, Triage Entertainment, E-Comic Branding, and branded entertainment production company Medium. LEG owns one of the nation’s largest groups of comedy clubs and live event venues and is the largest shareholder of The Improv comedy club chain.

Irving Azoff and Madison Square Garden Entertainment recently purchased a significant equity position in LEG, and Azoff serves as LEG’s Board Chairman.

Usage examples of "leg".

The spider legs of the Aberrant flexed within a few feet of her, each as thick as her arm, encircling the heaving flanks of the thrashing beast.

He was a loathsome, gorilla-like thing, with abnormally long arms which I could not help calling fore legs, and a face that conjured up thoughts of unspeakable Congo secrets and tom-tom poundings under an eerie moon.

He followed immediately after, covering her with his naked body, then immediately adjusted himself, side to side and up and down so that his chest hairs abraded her nipples and his erection rested between her legs.

A large eel suddenly broke the surface tearing at the side of my abraided leg.

She grasped his shoulders then, moving her legs, reveling in the abrasive feel of his hair roughened skin against the softness of her thighs.

Round the corner of the narrow street there came rushing a brace of whining dogs with tails tucked under their legs, and after them a white-faced burgher, with outstretched hands and wide-spread fingers, his hair all abristle and his eyes glinting back from one shoulder to the other, as though some great terror were at his very heels.

I liked the way the hem of her dress flapped over her legs, the dust coming aburst like a big gray flower all around her.

It felt better to wear out my frustrations by the use of my legs, and so I resolved to follow the capering street to the top if need be and see the Vincula and Acies Castle from that height, and then to show my badge of office to the guards at the fortifications there and walk along them to the Capulus and so cross the river by the lowest way.

Incidentally, as a quaint but effective remedy for carious toothache, may be mentioned the common lady bird insect, Coccinella, which when captured secretes from its legs a yellow acrid fluid having a disagreeable odour.

Shaped like an enormous spider and forged from solid adamantine, it balanced on eight curved legs.

That affecting the large nerve supplying the thigh and leg is termed sciatica.

The Deck Officer, now crouched low on the deck, his forward leg bent, his aft leg ruler straight, quickly waved his wand forward in a big arc, the wand finally touching the deck, then coming up to point straight ahead down the deck into the wind.

He took the medicines she carried for him, washed them down with a drink from her flask, and sat there ahorse while others stretched their legs.

Even ahorse, the man looked tall and heavily muscled in his upper body and legs.

Entipy curled up her legs as Aileron lunged for her, but he missed her clean and crashed through the upper level of the branches.