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dogleg

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adjective dog·leg \ˈdȯg-ˌleg, -ˌlāg\

Definition of dogleg

  1. :  crooked or bent like a dog's hind leg <a sharp dogleg bend in the fairway>



1808

First Known Use of dogleg

1808


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dogleg

noun dog·leg

Simple Definition of dogleg

  • : a place where a road, golf course, etc., bends or turns sharply

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dogleg

  1. 1 a :  something having an abrupt angle b :  a sharp bend (as in a road)

  2. 2 :  a golf hole having an angled fairway

Examples of dogleg in a sentence

  1. a sharp dogleg to the left



Circa 1909

First Known Use of dogleg

circa 1909


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dogleg

verb dog·leg

Definition of dogleg

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to proceed along a dogleg course <the single narrow street that doglegs through town — Russ Leadabrand>



1944

First Known Use of dogleg

1944


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