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synonyms for leggin

  • buskins
  • chaps
  • puttees
  • putts
  • stockings
  • half-boots
  • leggins
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How to use leggin in a sentence

Between the two of us we choked her hold loose, but she brought Jones' leather leggin in her teeth.
TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
The loose end of his leggin was caught in the wires of the empennage.
BILL BRUCE ON FOREST PATROLHENRY HARLEY ARNOLD
Below this they wear a leggin of fine fur neatly wrought with shells of various kinds and colors.
TORREY'S NARRATIVEWILLIAM TORREY
See the goney, how his pencil is a leggin' it off, for dear life.
THE ATTACHETHOMAS CHANDLER HALIBURTON
Louie's the gent in the leather leggin's and north-pole outfit that comes around after Mr. Robert every night with the machine.
TORCHYSEWELL FORD
On killing the second enemy he paints his left leg (that is, the leggin) of a reddish-brown.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS, 1748-1846, V. 23VARIOUS
The leggin is a buckskin or cloth covering for the leg and thigh, as of the pantaloon.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XXVARIOUS
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.WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
Them along of 'im—with the red shoulder-straps and brown leather leggin's, they're cav'l'ry Orficers o' the Staff, they are.
THE DOP DOCTORCLOTILDE INEZ MARY GRAVES
De wimmins wore linsey-woolsey dresses an' long leggin's lak de sojers wear.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES FROM INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER SLAVESWORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
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