a route, way, or course that turns at a sharp angle.
to proceed around a sharp angle or along an angular or zigzag course: The road doglegged through the mountains.
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How to use dogleg in a sentence
Dog-leg begged the Major not to waste these things of an Indian's desire, but give them to his tribe.Bulldog Carney | W. A. Fraser
He was glad to see me, and at once offered me a chew of dog-leg natural-leaf tobacco.Fighting Byng | A. Stone
There is a dog-leg hole for the fifth that leads to a green partly framed in a corner of trees.The Happy Golfer | Henry Leach
The first hole at Hoylake and the second and eleventh at Prince's are dog-leg holes that he likes best.The Happy Golfer | Henry Leach
I admit that I would give a good deal to hear Griffith's story of how he did the dog-leg hole in three again.
British Dictionary definitions for dogleg
a sharp bend or angle
something with a sharp bend
(intr) to go off at an angle
of or with the shape of a dogleg
- doglegged (ˌdɒɡˈlɛɡɪd, ˈdɒɡˌlɛɡd), adjective
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