spindle-legged

adjective

spin·​dle-legged
ˈspin-dᵊl-ˌ(l)e-gəd,
 also  -ˌ(l)ā-,
or
-ˌ(l)egd How to pronounce spindle-legged (audio)
: having long slender legs
a spindle-legged table
spindle-legged dogs

Word History

First Known Use

1652, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of spindle-legged was in 1652

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“Spindle-legged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spindle-legged. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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