Dave and Freddy thanked him for his good wishes, shook hands, and then legged up into the pits of their Spitfires.
He legged it for the ridge, blind to everything but his desperate need to escape.
Frank took all the ground he could, and seeing the next ball was an outdrop he legged it for third.
He expected to get 'legged,' and get out of the army, but he has been sucked in.
I legged it, and if it hadn't been for Bobby he'd have caught me.
Every one of these seeds, too, will be found to be winged or legged in another fashion.
Each ship looked as if it were a thousand legged spider, each leg made up of a ray of light.
Tom kept on, swung wide around first, and then legged it for second.
"He must have legged it for all he was worth after he jumped through the window," was Roger's comment.
The burros bolted back on them, and they just legged it out of the way.
late 13c., from a Scandinavian source akin to Old Norse leggr "leg, bone of the arm or leg," from Proto-Germanic *lagjaz, with no certain ulterior connections, perhaps from a PIE root meaning "to bend" [Buck]. Cf. German Bein "leg," in Old High German "bone, leg." Replaced Old English shank. Of furniture supports from 1670s. The meaning "a part or stage of a journey or race" (1920) is from earlier sailing sense of "a run made on a single tack" (1867), which was usually qualified as long leg, short leg, etc. Slang phrase shake a leg "dance" is attested from 1881. To be on (one's) last legs "at the end of one's life" is from 1590s.
"to use the legs; walk or run," c.1500 (from the beginning usually with it); from leg (n.).
One of the two lower limbs of the human body, especially the part between the knee and the foot.
A supporting part resembling a leg in shape or function.
(also leg it) To go; travel: I was legging down the line (1601+)