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leg

 
Noun leg has 9 senses
  1. leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part between the knee and ankle
    --1 is a kind of
    limb
    --1 is a part of body, organic structure, physical structure
    --1 has parts:
     peroneal vein, fibular vein, vena peroneus; saphenous vein, vena saphena; tibial vein, vena tibialis; crus; thigh; shank; shin; foot, human foot, pes; sciatic nerve, nervus ischiadicus; saphenous nerve, nervus saphenus; knee, knee joint, articulatio genus, genu; ankle, ankle joint, mortise joint, articulatio talocruralis; tibialis, tibialis muscle, musculus tibialis; leg bone; fibula, calf bone; tibia, shinbone, shin
    --1 has particulars:
     pin, peg, stick; bowleg, genu varum, tibia vara; shank's mare, shanks' mare, shank's pony, shanks' pony; spindlelegs, spindleshanks; knock-knee, genu valgum, tibia valga
  2. leg - a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion
    --2 is a kind of
    limb
    --2 has parts: vertebrate foot, pedal extremity
    --2 has particulars: animal leg
  3. leg - one of the supports for a piece of furniture
    --3 is a kind of
    support
    --3 is a part of
     table; chair; tripod; spinning wheel; grand piano, grand; hospital bed; cot, camp bed; four-poster
  4. branch, fork, leg, ramification - a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches"; "they took the south fork"
    --4 is a kind of subfigure
    --4 is a part of furcation, forking
    --4 has particulars: bifurcation; brachium
  5. leg - the limb of an animal used for food
    --5 is a kind of
    cut, cut of meat
    --5 has particulars: ham hock; leg of lamb, gigot
  6. peg, wooden leg, leg, pegleg - a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg
    --6 is a kind of prosthesis, prosthetic device
  7. leg - cloth covering consisting of the part of a garment that covers the leg
    --7 is a kind of
    cloth covering
    --7 has parts: cuff, turnup; foot; knee
    --7 has particulars: pant leg, trouser leg
  8. leg - (nautical) the distance traveled by a sailing vessel on a single tack
    --8 is a kind of
    travel, traveling, travelling; distance, length
  9. stage, leg - a section or portion of a journey or course; "then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise"
    --9 is a kind of travel, traveling, travelling
    --9 is a part of journey, journeying
    --9 has particulars: fare-stage
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