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legging

[ leg-ing ]
/ ˈlɛg ɪŋ /
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noun
a covering for the leg, usually extending from the ankle to the knee but sometimes higher, worn by soldiers, riders, workers, etc.Compare chaps, gaiter, puttee.
leggings, (used with a plural verb)
  1. close-fitting knit pants.
  2. the pants of a two-piece snowsuit.
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Also leg·gin [leg-in]. /ˈlɛg ɪn/.

Origin of legging

First recorded in 1745–55; leg + -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM legging

legginged, adjective
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