leg covering

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Noun1.leg covering - a garment covering the leg (usually extending from the knee to the ankle)leg covering - a garment covering the leg (usually extending from the knee to the ankle)
chap - (usually in the plural) leather leggings without a seat; joined by a belt; often have flared outer flaps; worn over trousers by cowboys to protect their legs
gaiter - legging consisting of a cloth or leather covering for the leg from the knee to the ankle
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
puttee - a strip of cloth wound around the leg to form legging; used by soldiers in World War I
gaiter, spat - a cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles
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Starting linebacker Johnny Ragin injured his leg covering a punt in first quarter, but the senior still finished with seven tackles.
It shows Moss, then in her late teens, kneeling on a rooftop, with a crooked leg covering her modesty, and encapsulates the controversial 'waif' look which helped cement her fame.
PRIDE OF THE LIONS: Fans' favourite Neil Harris fires the goal which gives Millwall the advantage going into the second leg COVERING PLAYERS: Despair for Richard Naylor and Casper Ankergren after the winner as home supporters celebrate
The leather leggings worn here are a second style of leg covering known as "tab" leggings because of the triangular flap extending outward above the knee.
He points out that the management was forced by a petition from members to tighten standards after having "allowed them to relax towards the end of 2001" and, in an emollient conclusion, extends an olive branch to Mr Burrows, assuring him that, in future, all security staff will be taught to recognise the difference between the sort of leg covering that costs ten quid off a market stall and the sort that costs a ton from a trendy boutique.