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Dictionary definition for: 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. (n) a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion

3. (n) one of the supports for a piece of furniture

4. (n) a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches" "they took the south fork"

5. (n) the limb of an animal used for food

6. (n) a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg

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

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

9. (n) a section or portion of a journey or course; "then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise"

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