fine leg

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fine leg

n
(Cricket) cricket
a. a fielding position between long leg and square leg
b. a fielder in this position
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It is an elegant animal in a state of nature, with a long slender neck and fine legs. It is very common over the whole of the temperate parts of the continent, as far south as the islands near Cape Horn.
'em all for shapes: you see he holds his head like a sodger, and he isn't so cushiony as most o' the oldish gentlefolks--they run fat in general; and he's got a fine leg. The parson's nimble enough, but he hasn't got much of a leg: it's a bit too thick down'ard, and his knees might be a bit nearer wi'out damage; but he might do worse, he might do worse.
We have seen some fine legs in our city, kicking high in the chorus lines and fasttapping in the dance-halls, moonwalking at rock concerts, swerving on football fields and supporting groaning tables in grand banqueting halls.
I had the Flat Top, the abrasive, arrogant disposition, the round butt high as a mountain, the big, fine legs. As I made my way back to the living room, my eyes scoped out familiar pictures, surveying them.
Nathan Vengdasalem 18.10, Bernie Murphy 18.47 & Sammy Rashid 19.10 ran fine legs with the team being backed up by Jimmy Eden, Mark Bleasdale & Rob Woods to finish in the top 50.