three-legged race

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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.

three-legged race

n
(Athletics (Track & Field)) a race in which pairs of competitors run with their adjacent legs tied together

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.
Translations

three-legged race

ncorsa a coppie (con due gambe legate insieme)
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There were boys' races and girls' races, races of young women and old women, of fat men and fat women, sack races and three-legged races, and the contestants strove around the small track through a Bedlam of cheering supporters.
Pupils from Sylvia Bird School of Dancing put on a spectacular display, youngsters loved the face painting and the rides, and people of all ages lined up to take part in fun events, staged with the help of Coventry, Solihull & Warwickshire Sport - eggand-spoon, sack and three-legged races, and even welly-wanging.
Canadian-born Carney, who took over at the central bank last July, asked his 3,500 staff what they wanted to play this year and rounders, three-legged races and a tug-of-war topped the poll, knocking out cricket.
A BIRMINGHAM is helping its customers go 'back to school' with a sports day featuring space-hoppers, egg and spoon and three-legged races.
It will be a day when kids young and old can play old fashioned games - potato sack races, three-legged races, egg toss, a pie eating and doughnut-eating contest - come on out and join us," Hurley said.
Children skipped and ran three-legged races while everyone put the recent Royal Wedding parties to shame by recreating the original street party event.
The area's police community support officer, Paul Payne, has been helping residents arrange the family event which will include time honoured sports day competitions such as egg and spoon races, three-legged races, and tombolas.
Some have even asked if they can play old-fashioned games like the egg and spoon race, sack race and three-legged races.
A vegetarian chili dinner, locally crafted beverages, a costume contest and Hoedown Olympics - including sack and three-legged races - will be featured.
CAMPAIGNERS have slammed education chiefs who banned school sack and three-legged races because of health and safety fears.
We attended two barbeques, played four softball games (I played left field), held three-legged races (I was an umpire), had an egg toss contest (don't ask
Adult entertainment includes egg and spoon and three-legged races and a school disco with Bucks Fizz and tributes to Queen and Madness.