Definition of leg verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

leg

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//leɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//leɡ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they leg
BrE BrE//leɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//leɡ//
 
he / she / it legs
BrE BrE//leɡz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//leɡz//
 
past simple legged
BrE BrE//leɡd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//leɡd//
 
past participle legged
BrE BrE//leɡd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//leɡd//
 
-ing form legging
BrE BrE//ˈleɡɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈleɡɪŋ//
 
 
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  • (legging, legged)
  • Word Origin Middle English (superseding shank): from Old Norse leggr (compare with Danish læg ‘calf (of the leg)’), of Germanic origin.Idioms (informal, especially British English) to run, especially in order to escape from somebody We saw the police coming and legged it down the road.