Definition of Forelegs

1. Noun. (plural of foreleg) ¹



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Definition of Forelegs

1. foreleg [n] - See also: foreleg

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forelegs

foreknown
foreknows
forel
foreladies
forelady
forelaid
forelain
foreland
forelands
forelay
forelays
forelead
foreleader
foreleaders
foreleg
forelegs (current term)
forelend
forelends
forelent
forelie
forelies
forelift
forelifted
forelifting
forelifts
forelike
forelimb
forelimbs
forelock
forelocked

Literary usage of Forelegs

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1. The Cruise of the Midge by Michael Scott (1835)
"том CRINGLE'S Loe. which consisted of four superb bays, level with the Soil and dead ; the nearer wheeler only holding out on his forelegs. ..."

2. The Private Journal of the Marquess of Hastings by Francis Rawdon-Hastings Hastings (1907)
"bending up first one of its forelegs, and then the other upon the firmer ground, whence we had made our plunge. They have prodigious force in drawing ..."

3. Decorative Symbolism of the Arapaho by Alfred Louis Kroeber (1901)
"strings that serve to tie up the opening are its forelegs, a loose flap at the end may be the tail, the pouch itself is the body, and other parts are ..."

4. The American Veterinary Journal (1856)
"The racing man cares not, provided his horse's head is first seen at the winning- post, in what form he moves his forelegs. The qualities which win lame for ..."

5. My Personal Experiences in Equatorial Africa: As Medical Officer of the Emin by Thomas Heazle Parke (1891)
"When removed to a clean, flat surface he lay on his i-ide and extended his legs; a trembling movement was observed in his forelegs, which soon ceased and ..."

6. A History and Description of the Modern Dogs of Great Britain and Ireland by Rawdon Briggs Lee (1894)
"It is probable that the gre'at depth of the ribs between the forelegs makes the forelegs look shorter than they really are. The thick covering of muscle ..."

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