dog-legged

dog´-leg`ged


a.1.(Arch) Noting a flight of stairs, consisting of two or more straight portions connected by a platform (landing) or platforms, and running in opposite directions without an intervening wellhole.
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If you look at it with the lack of lighting, together with the dog-legged crossing, this was an accident waiting to happen.
The 53-year-old, who represents the area, said: "If you look at it, with the lack of lighting, together with the dog-legged crossing, this was an accident waiting to happen.
Brighton skipper Steven Thomson beat a dog-legged offside trap, only to drive his shot against the inside of Kasper Schmeichel's near post and along the line.
From the dog-legged first to the majestic elevated green of the 18th, set in a natural amphitheatre below the clubhouse terrace, it is one of those rare courses that stretches skill to the limit and it's been described as "a thinking man's golf course.