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leggin (plural leggins)
1849, Edwin Bryant, What I Saw in California:
- Dismounting from his horse, he then takes from his leggin the butcher-knife that he always carries with him, and sticks the animal in the throat.
1856, John Esten Cooke, The Last of the Foresters:
- Look at those leggins!
1922, Zane Grey, Tales of lonely trails:
- Between the two of us we choked her hold loose, but she brought Jones' leather leggin in her teeth.