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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LEGGIN

But what the—— Meanwhile I was leggin' it down towards the village.

The loose end of his leggin was caught in the wires of the empennage.

See the goney, how his pencil is a leggin' it off, for dear life.

They're only goin' to stretch you over the log and tan you eight or ten times with the leggin's.

Well, sometimes—it was owing to the crime—but sometimes they would put it up to about twenty licks with the leggin's.

On killing the second enemy he paints his left leg (that is, the leggin) of a reddish-brown.

The leggin is a buckskin or cloth covering for the leg and thigh, as of the pantaloon.

Below this they wear a leggin of fine fur neatly wrought with shells of various kinds and colors.

WORD ORIGIN

"extra outer covering to protect the leg," 1763, from leg (n.). Related: Leggings.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.