leg covering

Definitions

  • Many earthenware vessels found were used for cooking purposes, including baking dishes, three-legged pots, and covered pots
    Many earthenware vessels found were used for cooking purposes, including baking dishes, three-legged pots, and covered pots
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n leg covering a garment covering the leg (usually extending from the knee to the ankle)
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Additional illustrations & photos:

a, b, c. Leg, wing-cover, and wing of Grasshopper, magnified a, b, c. Leg, wing-cover, and wing of Grasshopper, magnified

Usage

In literature:

The legs and feet were covered here and there with wreaths of smoke, to represent the dangers and difficulties of war.
"Paul Jones" by Hutchins Hapgood
Symptoms of scurvy manifested themselves in him, and his legs were soon covered with white spots.
"A Winter Amid the Ice" by Jules Verne
Just thin the other launch came up, limpin' on one leg, covered with drippin' men and blasphemy.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
Sure enough, the lad's legs, if not exactly covered, were well sprinkled with the things.
"The Boy Settlers" by Noah Brooks
Weedie's legs, being short, had not covered ground very fast.
"The Prisoner" by Alice Brown
When the legs are properly anchored, cover the core with enough of compo.
"Taxidermy" by Leon Luther Pray
Thick blanket chaps covered his legs, and a great fur coat reached to his knees.
"The Hound From The North" by Ridgwell Cullum
It covered their feet, legs and bodies; and their arms and hands like black, silk gloves.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930" by Various
His legs were covered with mud.
"Robinetta" by Kate Douglas Wiggin
Her legs were covered with a shawl.
"Prologue to an Analogue" by Leigh Richmond
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In poetry:

"Cold frost covers their whiskers,
But never their hind legs tire,
And whenever a hare feels a flake on his ear,
He leaps a full inch higher!
"March" by Nancy Byrd Turner
Kangaroo bounded away, his back-legs working like pistons—
Bounded from morning till dark, twenty-five feet at a bound.
Yellow-Dog Dingo lay like a yellow cloud in the distance—
Much too busy to bark. My! but they covered the ground!
"The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

Like overeager puppies, they playfully sucked on arms, legs and any other body part not covered by a swimsuit.
He caught a prosthetic leg, covered in UK emblems.
Shepherd's needle can cover your pant leg before you know it.
Shepherd's needle can cover your pant leg before you know it.
A prosthetic leg costs tens of thousands of dollars, and insurance won't cover all of it, she said.
James' fresh legs cover ground for 49ers.
Born with hip dysplasia on her left side, Rylie Clause spent the first three years of her life in a hard plaster cast that covered her from the waist down to her ankles on both legs.
"I think leggings and jeggings are perfectly acceptable if worn in a way that covers the student's rear end," she says.
The custom dimmer cart that Systems Crew Chief Craig Hancock designed (with its rain cover) at the USL leg of the structure.
"It's a hard world to be different in," says Cindy Green (Jennifer Garner) to her Pinterest/vision-board child Timothy (CJ Adams) while trying to explain why he must cover up the leaves that sprout on his legs.
It is often difficult to buy outfits that cover the legs, arms and chest, or tops that are long enough to cover the buttocks.
Yes, those are Ann Coulter's legs on the cover of Time magazine (along with the rest of her, but the legs take up half the page).
Amputee Michael Spence just received a prosthetic "running" leg, which his insurance wouldn't have covered, from the Amputee Blade Runners charity.
Wings should partly cover breasts, and legs should protrude a bit.
If you want to show legs, cover up on top.
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In science:

In other words, j is the color assigned to block {k , γ (k)} since we have shown before that we color the blocks with indices which correspond to their right legs and i is the color assigned to its covering block.
Asymptotic properties of random matrices and pseudomatrices
The momenta flowing through the three vector legs of the four-point function attached to the muon line run from zero up to infinity then covering both the nonperturbative and perturbative regimes of QCD.
Hadronic Light-by-Light Contribution to the Muon $g-2$
When this happens, if the basis is inside the angle determined by the legs, it cannot be covered by an upper horizontal blue signal.
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution
This is obtained by the combination of lateralities and the fact that both first halves of the legs of a phantom are covered by a signal with the same laterality.
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution: complement
As the mid-lines of these triangles is not the mid-line of P , the signal crosses the leg which bears the orange signal covering P .
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution: complement
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