barelegged

[ bair-leg-id, -legd ]
/ ˈbɛərˌlɛg ɪd, -ˌlɛgd /

adjective, adverb

with bare legs.

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Origin of barelegged

First recorded in 1325–75, barelegged is from the Middle English word barlegged.See bare1, legged
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