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legging

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noun leg·ging \ˈle-gən also ˈlā-, -giŋ\

Definition of legging

  1. :  a covering (as of leather or cloth) for the leg —usually used in plural; also :  tights



1751

First Known Use of legging

1751

Variants of legging

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leggin


LEGGING Defined for Kids

legging

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noun leg·ging \ˈle-gən, ˈle-giŋ\

Definition of legging for Students

  1. :  an outer covering for the leg usually of cloth or leather <a pair of leggings>




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