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bandy legs

plural noun
another term for bow legs
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  • What could possess that fellow; with his unmeaning face, fat paunch, and bandy legs, to have his picture taken?

  • It had bandy legs and granulated eyelids, and seemed to be dumb.

  • The curse had reached him—in addition to the long, sad nose and the bandy legs.

    From One Generation to Another Henry Seton Merriman
  • It was a dachschund, long of body, and with crooked, bandy legs.

  • Sambo of the bandy legs slammed the carriage door on his young weeping mistress.

    Eighth Reader James Baldwin
  • It has bandy legs and arms no thicker than Thy smallest finger.

    Christmas Outside of Eden Coningsby Dawson
  • Driving his two seamen before him, Blackbeard rushed for his boat as fast as the bandy legs and clumsy sea-boots could carry him.

    Blackbeard: Buccaneer Ralph D. Paine
  • The man with the bandy legs was taking a while to consider, so I said to him: 'She is a guid pistol and new primed!'

    Tales of Our Coast S. R. Crockett
  • "Their bandy legs enabled them to throw the dirt out behind them—as they ran," suggested Tommy.

    The Killer Stewart Edward White
  • Ye shall never say that Robin of Airyolan roguit ony man,—even a feckless toon's birkie wi' bandy legs!'

    Tales of Our Coast S. R. Crockett

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