spindle-legged

adjective
spin·dle-legged | \ ˈspin-dᵊl-ˌ(l)e-gəd also -ˌ(l)ā- or -ˌ(l)egd \

Definition of spindle-legged 

: having long slender legs a spindle-legged table spindle-legged dogs

First Known Use of spindle-legged

1652, in the meaning defined above

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