having three legs: a three-legged stool.
Informal. (of a schooner) having three masts.
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How to use three-legged in a sentence
But you know animal lovers live for that commercial where Sarah MacLachlan sings while three-legged puppies shed a single tear.Oscars, the Super Bowl for Women & Other People’s Super Bowls | Kevin Fallon | February 22, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The crux of the matter is that to make the health-insurance system work requires a three-legged stool.
The children like to see their father and Frank sit on their three-legged stools in the stalls and milk the cows.Seven O'Clock Stories | Robert Gordon Anderson
Jones placed the three-legged stool behind her, and the can between her hind legs.
All that he asked was done, and soon he was riding on his three-legged horse.Grimms' Fairy Tales | The Brothers Grimm