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Leg

/leg/ Noun, pl. legs 1. A weight bearing and locomotive 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. (wikipedia.org) 2. An anatomical animal structure used for locomotion. The distal end is often modified to distribute force (such as a foot). Most animals have an even number of legs. (wikipedia.org) 3. The lower limb of a human being or animal that extends from the groin to the ankle. (wiktionary.org) 4. A limb or member of an animal used for supporting the body, and in running, climbing, and swimming; especially, that part of the limb between the knee and foot. (biology-online.org) 5. The portion of the lower appendage of a human that extends from the knee to the ankle. (wiktionary.org) 6. 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 pair of compasses or dividers. (biology-online.org) 7. The part of any article of clothing which covers the leg; as, the leg of a stocking or of a pair of trousers. (biology-online.org) 8. A bow, especially. In the phrase to make a leg; probably from drawing the leg backward in bowing....

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