Also leg·gin [leg-in] /ˈlɛg ɪn/.
Origin of legging
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Examples from the Web for leggin
But what the—— Meanwhile I was leggin' it down towards the village.The House of Torchy
The loose end of his leggin was caught in the wires of the empennage.Bill Bruce on Forest Patrol
Henry Harley Arnold
See the goney, how his pencil is a leggin' it off, for dear life.The Attache
Thomas Chandler Haliburton
They're only goin' to stretch you over the log and tan you eight or ten times with the leggin's.Rolling Stones
Well, sometimes—it was owing to the crime—but sometimes they would put it up to about twenty licks with the leggin's.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves.
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Word Origin and History for leggin
"extra outer covering to protect the leg," 1763, from leg (n.). Related: Leggings.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper