Meaning of 'leg' (Webster Dictionary)
- 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.
- 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.
- The part of any article of clothing which covers the leg; as,
the leg of a stocking or of a pair of trousers.
- A bow, esp. in the phrase to make a leg; probably from drawing
the leg backward in bowing.
- A disreputable sporting character; a blackleg.
- The course and distance made by a vessel on one tack or
- 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
- The case containing the lower part of the belt which carries
- A fielder whose position is on the outside, a little in rear
of the batter. - To use as a leg, with it as object
- To bow.
- To run.