Definition of Doglegged

1. a. Noting a flight of stairs, consisting of two or more straight portions connected by a platform (landing) or platforms, and running in opposite directions without an intervening wellhole.



Definition of Doglegged

1. Verb. (past of dogleg) ¹

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Definition of Doglegged

1. dogleg [v] - See also: dogleg

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doglegged

doggy woggies
doggy woggy
doghanged
doghead
dogheads
doghole
dogholes
doghood
doghouse
doghouses
dogi
dogie
dogies
dogkind
dogleg
doglegged (current term)
doglegging
doglegs
dogless
doglessly
doglessness
doglike
dogling
doglock
doglocks
doglore
dogly
dogma
dogman
dogmas

Literary usage of Doglegged

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1. The Template-Makers of the Paris Basin: Toichological Techniques for by John James (1989)
"As a result, on the north the second and third piers have been doglegged to accommodate this setback, while on the south only the third pier has this dogleg ..."

2. The Mechanic's Companion: Or, the Elements and Practice of Carpentry by Peter Nicholson (1832)
"Of doglegged Stairs. The first thing is to take the dimensions of the stair and height of the story, and lay down a plan and section upon a floor to the ..."

3. Ninth Day of Creationby Leonard Crane by Leonard Crane (2000)
"Ordinarily, Grayson would have doglegged the two Mark 48s off to either the right or left before bringing them on course for the target. ..."

4. Dansk ornithologisk forenings tidsskrift by Dansk ornitologisk forening (1907)
"Most migratory routes are doglegged, and the birds cannot use the same fixed direction during the whole season. In conclusion, a programme ..."

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