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bandy legs

plural noun
1.
another term for bow legs
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  • It had bandy legs and granulated eyelids, and seemed to be dumb.

  • Notwithstanding his bandy legs, there was something fascinating about him.

    Spring Days George Moore
  • It was a dachschund, long of body, and with crooked, bandy legs.

  • "On Shanks his mare," said Jack, pointing to his bandy legs.

    Westward Ho! Charles Kingsley
  • It has bandy legs and arms no thicker than Thy smallest finger.

    Christmas Outside of Eden Coningsby Dawson
  • 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
  • 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
  • I remember in India he had picked up somewhere a little mongrel cur, with bandy legs, a long back, and huge flapping ears.

  • Then suddenly he set off rolling on his bandy legs to impart to his masters the astonishing discovery of a woman.

    Victory Joseph Conrad
  • Pedro extended a huge, hairy forearm to show the direction, and went off on his bandy legs.

    Victory Joseph Conrad

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