Definition of Leg bone

1. Noun. A bone of the leg.

Generic synonyms: Long Bone, Os Longum
Group relationships: Leg, Endoskeleton
Specialized synonyms: Femoris, Femur, Thighbone, Calf Bone, Fibula, Shin, Shin Bone, Shinbone, Tibia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leg Bone

leg-of-mutton sleeve
leg before wicket
leg before wickets
leg bone (current term)
leg bones
leg break
leg breaker
leg bye
leg byes
leg covering
leg curl
leg curling
leg curls
leg cutter
leg cutters
leg dermatoses
leg exercise
leg extension

Literary usage of Leg bone

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1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1915)
"W. 737; —$6500—structural steel worker — one leg, bone of one elbow, one rib and outer table of skull fractured, bone of leg now out of alignment, Deacon v. ..."

2. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"The leg-bone is the marrow-bone of beef and mutton, and the play is on Marylebone (London). Harrow Controversy (The). A memorable struggle in Scotland ..."

3. Key to North American Birds: Containing a Concise Account of Every Species by Elliott Coues (1872)
"Then come two bones, b, the tibia, or principal (and inner) leg-bone, and c, the fibula, or lesser (and outer) leg-bone; both these joint with the femur ..."

4. The Market Assistant: Containing a Brief Description of Every Article of by Thomas Farrington De Voe (1867)
"The buttock is often prepared by some "old-country men" for a Scotch ham, by taking off the flank, the veiny piece, and removing the whole of the leg-bone; ..."

5. Mackenzie's five thousand receipts in all the useful and domestic arts by Colin MacKenzie (1853)
"... the fork through the email end of tlie leg-bone, pressing it close to the body, which, when the knife is entered at </, raises the joint from the body. ..."

6. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"In legal language, a bond is an instrument by which a person binds himself under a penalty to perform some act. Bone. G. bein, the leg, bone of the leg, ..."

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