legged

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (adjective) IPA(key): /ˈlɛɡɪd/ or IPA(key): /ˈlɛɡəd/
  • (verb form) IPA(key): /ˈlɛɡd/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English legged, leggyd, equivalent to leg (noun) +‎ -ed.

Adjective[edit]

legged (not comparable)

  1. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) having legs, or a certain type or number of legs
    A robot which runs at a speed of over 29mph has set a new land-speed record for legged robots
    Many of the big African spiders are hairy-legged.
    Giraffes are the longest-legged animals.
    • 1874, Thomas Hardy, Far From the Madding Crowd:
      The maltster, after having lain down in his clothes for a few hours, was now sitting beside a three-legged table, breakfasting off bread and bacon.
    • 1948, American Antiquity - Volumes 13-14, page 111:
      Farther west in the Carabobo-Aragua region Kidder has been able to establish some culture succession and he reports several legged vessels.
    • 1987, Army Robotics and Artificial Intelligence: A 1987 Review, page 10:
      DARPA is supporting several legged vehicle programs at Carnegie-Mellon and Ohio State Universities
    • 2011, Paul Muench, Efficiency and Speed in Legged Robotics, →ISBN, page 6:
      Beginning with his hopping robots at the MIT Leg Lab (Raibert, 1986), Marc Raibert has advanced the state of the art in legged robot control for practical application.

Noun[edit]

legged (plural leggeds)

  1. (in combinations) (Can we verify(+) this sense?) Someone or something having a certain number or type of legs
    Humans are not the only two-leggeds in the world.

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

leg (verb) +‎ -ed

Verb[edit]

legged

  1. simple past tense and past participle of leg

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