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leg warmer

or legwarmer

noun, Usually, leg warmers
a footless, stockinglike knitted covering for the leg, usually worn over tights, trousers, boots, etc., for warmth, as in a dance class or while exercising, or as a fashion accessory.
Origin of leg warmer
First recorded in 1970-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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British Dictionary definitions for legwarmer


one of a pair of garments resembling stockings without feet, usually knitted and brightly coloured, often worn over jeans, tights, etc or during exercise
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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