She was married first at the age of sixteen to the legless and lecherous writer Paul Scarron.
The larv are small, slender, legless, worm-like creatures (fig. 77c) with small brown head and twelve body segments.
Because you have known only legless men, you exaggerate the difficulty of walking.
The legless man dismissed the matter of the loan with a backward toss of his head.
Then the Tsarivna took the money from her court lady and gave it to legless.
The transaction finished, Wilmot was for leaving, but being under obligation to the legless man was at pains not to be abrupt.
We are approached by a legless soldier beggar in a faded German uniform.
It was the legless beggar who performed that last solemn rite.
The next day his legless body was upon a marble slab in the morgue.
legless dolls and snow-men are named after this foreigner, whose name is associated almost entirely with what is ludicrous.
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+)