dogleg
I. adjective Date: 1808 crooked or bent like a dog's hind leg <
a sharp dogleg bend in the fairway
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II. noun Date: circa 1909 1. a. something having an abrupt angle b. a sharp bend (as in a road) 2. a golf hole having an angled fairway III. intransitive verb Date: 1944 to proceed along a dogleg course <
the single narrow street that doglegs through town — Russ Leadabrand
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  • dogleg — [dōg′leg΄id, dōg′legd΄dôg′leg΄] n. a sharp angle or bend like that formed by a dog s hind leg, as in a golf fairway vi. doglegged, doglegging to go or lie in one direction and then angle off in another adj. of, or having the form of, a dogleg:… …   English World dictionary

  • dogleg — [n] bend curve, hairpin curve, sharp turn; concept 436 …   New thesaurus

  • Dogleg — Typische Doglegs, links: Dogleg nach links, rechts: Doppel Dogleg Ein Dogleg (englisch: dogleg = Hundebein) bezeichnet eine Golfbahn auf einem Golfplatz, deren Fairway nach rechts (Dogleg nach rechts) oder links (Dogleg nach links) gebogen oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • dogleg — UK [ˈdɒɡˌleɡ] / US [ˈdɔɡˌleɡ] noun [countable] Word forms dogleg : singular dogleg plural doglegs a bend in a road, path etc where it completely changes direction …   English dictionary

  • dogleg — [[t]dɒ̱gleg, AM dɔ͟ːg [/t]] doglegs also dog leg N COUNT A dogleg is a sharp bend in a road or a path …   English dictionary

  • Dogleg — (deutsch Hundebein)  Spielbahnen, die nach links oder rechts abgeknickt sind, werden als dogleg bezeichnet. Meistens ist der Knick und damit auch die Sicht auf das Grün erst nach einem guten Drive erreicht …   Golf lexikon

  • dogleg — /ˈdɒglɛg / (say dogleg) noun 1. an angle in a road, track, etc., resembling that of a dog s hind leg. –adjective Also, dog legged. 2. having such a bend …   Australian English dictionary

  • dogleg — /dawg leg , dog /, n., adj., v., doglegged, doglegging. n. 1. a route, way, or course that turns at a sharp angle. adj. 2. dog legged. v.i. 3. to proceed around a sharp angle or along an angular or zigzag course: The road doglegged through the… …   Universalium

  • dogleg — 1. verb /ˈdɒɡlɛɡ,ˈdɔːɡlɛɡ/ To bend in the shape of the hind leg of a dog. 2. noun /ˈdɒɡlɛɡ,ˈdɔːɡlɛɡ/ A sharp bend in the fairway (before the hole) …   Wiktionary

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