bandy legs


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bandy legs

pl n
(Pathology) another term for bow legs
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Noun1.bandy legs - outward curvature of the legsbandy legs - outward curvature of the legs  
disability, disablement, handicap, impairment - the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
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A black servant, who reposed on the box beside the fat coachman, uncurled his bandy legs as soon as the equipage drew up opposite Miss Pinkerton's shining brass plate, and as he pulled the bell at least a score of young heads were seen peering out of the narrow windows of the stately old brick house.
Sambo of the bandy legs slammed the carriage door on his young weeping mistress.
His whole body moved up and down as he rubbed, and he was a funny sight from the rear, with his shaggy head and bandy legs.
The greatest ass in the medical profession (he informed me) has just been made a baronet; and his admiring friends have decided that he is to be painted at full length, with his bandy legs hidden under a gown, and his great globular eyes staring at the spectator--I'll get you the job.
That great man who was so revered by D'Artagnan the elder served as an object of ridicule to the Musketeers of Treville, who cracked their jokes upon his bandy legs and his crooked back.
But the mole kicked him with his bandy legs and said:
White Mason was a quiet, comfortable-looking person in a loose tweed suit, with a clean-shaved, ruddy face, a stoutish body, and powerful bandy legs adorned with gaiters, looking like a small farmer, a retired gamekeeper, or anything upon earth except a very favourable specimen of the provincial criminal officer.
294-303) So there came suddenly warriors with mailed backs and curving claws, crooked beasts that walked sideways, nut- cracker-jawed, shell-hided: bony they were, flat-backed, with glistening shoulders and bandy legs and stretching arms and eyes that looked behind them.
It's an irrational fear which dates back to the days when people sometimes had bandy legs because they had rickets.
City Boy, Bandy Legs, Magnum and Slender Loris on September 28 (pounds 1.
He was born Archibald Leach in Bristol and failed his first screen test because the casting director didn't like his "thick neck and bandy legs.