dogleg

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1dog·leg

adjective \ˈdg-ˌleg, -ˌlāg\

Definition of DOGLEG

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

First Known Use of DOGLEG

1808

2dogleg

noun

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

Full Definition of DOGLEG

1
a :  something having an abrupt angle
b :  a sharp bend (as in a road)
2
:  a golf hole having an angled fairway

Examples of DOGLEG

  1. a sharp dogleg to the left

First Known Use of DOGLEG

circa 1909

3dogleg

verb

Definition of DOGLEG

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

First Known Use of DOGLEG

1944

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