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Webster 1913 Edition


Leggin

{

Leg′ging

(lĕg′gĭng)
,

Leg′gin

(lĕg′gĭn)
, }
Noun.
[From
Leg
.]
A cover for the leg, like a long gaiter.

Webster 1828 Edition


Leggin

LEG'GIN

,
Noun.
[from leg.] A cover for the leg; a garment that encloses the leg.

Definition 2022


leggin

leggin

English

Noun

leggin (plural leggins)

  1. legging
    • 1849, Edwin Bryant, What I Saw in California:
      Dismounting from his horse, he then takes from his leggin the butcher-knife that he always carries with him, and sticks the animal in the throat.
    • 1856, John Esten Cooke, The Last of the Foresters:
      Look at those leggins!
    • 1922, Zane Grey, Tales of lonely trails:
      Between the two of us we choked her hold loose, but she brought Jones' leather leggin in her teeth.

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