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three-leg·ged race

 (thrē′lĕg′ĭd, -lĕgd′)
n.
A race in which contestants run in pairs with their near legs tied together.
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three-legged race

n
(Athletics (Track & Field)) a race in which pairs of competitors run with their adjacent legs tied together
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three′-leg`ged race′


n.
a race among paired contestants, with each contestant having one leg tied to the adjacent leg of his or her partner.
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Translations

three-legged race

ncorsa a coppie (con due gambe legate insieme)
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