Thesaurus / leggy

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It should be moderately pruned each year, and when it attains to a leggy appearance cut hard back.

When I saw you last, you were awkward and leggy, like a colt.

The Cape or fat-tailed sheep is a leggy, active animal, with a hairy skin, bred solely for the butcher.

Out flashed the rough-coated hill steer, wild and fleet as a hare, thin and leggy, with muscles of whipcord.

Occasionally some leggy steer, tail up and feet pounding, would make a dash to break the cordon.

MavericksWilliam MacLeod Raine

The leggy girl had just thrust out her tongue at an expostulating nurse.

The Purple HeightsMarie Conway Oemler

The leggy, weedy chestnut, with the terrified amateur up, came sidling and snorting out into the ring.

Three Elephant PowerAndrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson

The latter, whom some of my readers may have known as an awkward, "leggy" boy, was now a man.

The MerryweathersLaura E. Richards

In the raising of any plants in the Hotbed, it is very essential that they do not become drawn or leggy.

They weren't such high-toned gents, but a contest between a leggy kid and a powerful man looked too far off the level.

Plain Mary SmithHenry Wallace Phillips

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