shear legs


noun (usually used with a plural verb)


Nearby words

  1. sheading,
  2. sheaf,
  3. shealing,
  4. shear,
  5. shear force,
  6. shear modulus,
  7. shear pin,
  8. shear strain,
  9. shear strength,
  10. shear stress

Also sheerlegs.

Origin of shear legs

First recorded in 1855–60

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British Dictionary definitions for shearlegs

shearlegs

/ (ˈʃɪəˌlɛɡz) /

noun

a variant spelling of sheerlegs
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