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There are 14 meanings of the word Leg.

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Leg - as a noun

A human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle

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A structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion

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One of the supports for a piece of furniture

A part of a forked or branching shape

Example: "He broke off one of the branches"

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The limb of an animal used for food

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cut5cut of meat
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A prosthesis that replaces a missing leg

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peg6peglegwooden leg

A cloth covering consisting of the part of a pair of trousers that covers a person's leg

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cloth covering
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(nautical) the distance traveled by a sailing vessel on a single tack

A section or portion of a journey or course

Example: "Then we embarked on the second stage of our caribbean cruise"

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Leg - as a verb

To remove the legs from an animal carcass.

To build legs onto a platform or stage for support.

To put a series of three or more options strikes into the stock market.

To apply force using the leg (as in 'to leg a horse').

Leg - as an adjective

Making, or having the power to make, a law or laws; lawmaking

Example: "Although enormously influential in shaping the laws of the land, the house of lords are not actually a legislative body."

Example Sentences

"He injured his leg while playing soccer."
"Her legs were sore after running a marathon."
"The table wobbled because one leg was shorter than the others."
"She crossed her legs and sat down."
"The dog was wagging its tail and scratching its leg."
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Word Game Points

Is LEG a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, leg is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

LEG has a SCRABBLE points total of 4.

Is LEG a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, leg is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
LEG has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 6.

Is LEG a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, leg is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
LEG has a WORDFEUD points total of 5.

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