five-legged

[ fahyv-leg-id, -legd ]
/ ˈfaɪvˈlɛg ɪd, -ˈlɛgd /

adjective Nautical.

(of a schooner) having five masts.

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Example sentences from the Web for five-legged

  • I have seen a five-legged cow, the fifth leg on the top of the back standing up straight.

  • Some of them abused us, and others looked on in silence, as they might have looked at an elephant or a five-legged calf.

    The Lost Army|Thomas W. Knox
  • It was in the year that I discovered a five-legged frog, and wrote a book about it.