Sinhala Dictionary definitions for leg

leg 🔊 /lɛˈg/

leg : කකුල

leg : පාදය

leg : අඬුව

leg : දුවනවා

leg : ඇවිදිනවා

leg : ගාතය

leg definition


  1. A limb or member of an animal used for supporting the body, and in running, climbing, and swimming; Especially., that part of the limb between the knee and foot.
  2. That which resembles a leg in form or use; especially, any long and slender support on which any object rests; as, the leg of a table; the leg of a pair of compasses or dividers.
  3. The part of any article of clothing which covers the leg; as, the leg of a stocking or of a pair of trousers.
  4. A bow, Especially. in the phrase to make a leg; probably from drawing the leg backward in bowing.
  5. A disreputable sporting character; a blackleg.
  6. The course and distance made by a vessel on one tack or between tacks.
  7. An extension of the boiler downward, in the form of a narrow space between vertical plates, sometimes nearly surrounding the furnace and ash pit, and serving to support the boiler; -- called also water leg.
  8. The case containing the lower part of the belt which carries the buckets.
  9. A fielder whose position is on the outside, a little in rear of the batter.

Transitive verb.

  1. To use as a leg, with it as object
  2. To bow.
  3. To run.