dog-legged
dog-legged dog"-leg`ged, a. (Arch) Noting a flight of stairs, consisting of two or more straight portions connected by a platform (landing) or platforms, and running in opposite directions without an intervening wellhole. [1913 Webster]

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  • dog-legged — /dawg leg id, legd , dog /, adj. bent like the hind leg of a dog; zigzag. Also, dogleg. [1695 1705] * * * …   Universalium

  • dog-legged — /dawg leg id, legd , dog /, adj. bent like the hind leg of a dog; zigzag. Also, dogleg. [1695 1705] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dog-Legged Staicase — ♦ Staircase going backwards and forwards without a well hole. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 411) …   Medieval glossary

  • dog-leg — ˈdog leg [dog leg dog legs dog legged dog legging] noun a sharp bend, especially in a road or on a ↑golf course …   Useful english dictionary

  • dog-leg stair — /dawg leg , dog / a half turn stair, the successive flights of which are immediately side by side and connected by an intervening platform. Also, dog legged stair. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • dog-leg stair — /dawg leg , dog / a half turn stair, the successive flights of which are immediately side by side and connected by an intervening platform. Also, dog legged stair. [1890 95] …   Useful english dictionary

  • dog — dogless, adj. doglike, adj. /dawg, dog/, n., v., dogged, dogging. n. 1. a domesticated canid, Canis familiaris, bred in many varieties. 2. any carnivore of the dogfamily Canidae, having prominent canine teeth and, in the wild state, a long and… …   Universalium

  • dog — n. & v. n. 1 any four legged flesh eating animal of the genus Canis, of many breeds domesticated and wild, kept as pets or for work or sport. 2 the male of the dog, or of the fox (also dog fox) or wolf (also dog wolf). 3 colloq. a a despicable… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dog — For other uses, see Dog (disambiguation). Domestic dog Temporal range: 0.015–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • dog — [[t]dɒ̱g, AM dɔ͟ːg[/t]] ♦♦ dogs, dogging, dogged 1) N COUNT A dog is a very common four legged animal that is often kept by people as a pet or to guard or hunt. There are many different breeds of dog. Outside, a dog was barking... The dog growled …   English dictionary

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