leg (n.) Old form(s): legge, Legges
bending of a knee, genuflection, obeisance
1H4 II.iv.381[Prince Hal to Falstaff] Well, here is my leg
AW II.ii.10[Clown to Countess, of the court] He that cannot make a leg
Cor II.i.64[Menenius to Brutus and Sicinius] You are ambitious for poor knaves' caps and legs
H8 I.iii.11[Sands to Lord Chamberlain, of the effect of France upon the English] They have all new legs, and lame ones [also: ways of walking]
R2 III.iii.175[King Richard to Northumberland] You make a leg
Tim I.ii.237[Apemantus to Timon, of the lords] I doubt whether their legs be worth the sums / That are given for 'em
TN II.iii.19[Sir Andrew to Sir Toby, of Feste bowing before his song] I had rather than forty shillings I had such a leg
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