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/ˈlɒŋˌlɛɡd; -ˌlɛɡɪd/
having long legs
(informal) (of a person or animal) able to run fast
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  • Some were short-legged—too short; others were long-legged—too long.

    White Fang Jack London
  • Who's that long-legged critter with the lay-down collar and the ribbon necktie?

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter Joseph C. Lincoln
  • The big, long-legged, red-haired devil has been learning to box on the quiet.

  • It is the long-legged American boy who beats the world in this sort of thing.

    Adventures in the Arts Marsden Hartley
  • And I tell you, it takes a long-legged Mexican steer to set the pace.

    The Pony Rider Boys in Texas

    Frank Gee Patchin
  • Now I guess you have learned sufficient about your long-legged cousins.

  • The cook was a gaunt, long-legged person with a saturnine countenance.

    The Dude Wrangler

    Caroline Lockhart
  • In the midst of that party sits our captain, on the back of a long-legged mule.

    The Golden Dream R.M. Ballantyne

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