My legs literally froze, and I was forced to sit until I made my first entrance.
Consider the trashy, silky sweatpants sent down the runway by Jarrar, complete with thick stripes running down the legs.
Alex would hit Cumming across the head, or kick his buttocks or the backs of his legs.
His reflexive impulse in the moments after the blast had been to stand even though he had lost both his legs.
Suspended We hung there moving our legs, seeing The scenery flow past like the silent river, Were we actually going anywhere?
He freed his feet from the stirrups and found himself on his legs.
Mrs. Flynn can remove the newspapers from all her legs tomorrow!
He was the real thing and he bore the marks of the shackles on his legs.
His legs refused to obey his will and he had to fall back to a walk.
The burning sand had blistered my feet, and caused my legs to swell.
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.
The ability of a show, song, public figure, etc, to be an enduring success; staying power: whether a movie will have legs, the power to entice audiences week after week/runaway success, bigger than disco, with stronger legs/There is no other theory with legs (1970s+ Show business)
(also leg it) To go; travel: I was legging down the line (1601+)