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Synonyms for leg

not have a leg to stand on


  • have no basis
  • be vulnerable
  • be undermined
  • be invalid
  • be illogical
  • be defenceless
  • lack support
  • be full of holes

on its or your last legs


shake a leg

stretch your legs


Synonyms for leg

a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion

a part of a forked or branching shape

the limb of an animal used for food

a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg

a cloth covering consisting of the part of a pair of trousers that covers a person's leg

(nautical) the distance traveled by a sailing vessel on a single tack

a section or portion of a journey or course

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Even so, there were still moments when the leggers could not reach walls or roof.
REMARKABLE FEAT: Workmen drilling the Standedge Tunnel, Marsden, prior to its re-opening in 2001 * SAFETY NET: Steel mesh is erected to help line the roof * DEEP DOWN: Modern-day visitors on a Standedge Tunnel boat * CANAL CULTURE: The stone at Tunnel End, Marsden, marking the reopening in 2001 by Lily Turner, daughter of one of the original leggers and, right, work on the settling tanks near the entrance during restoration * GOING UNDERGROUND: 'Legging' a boat through the Standedge Tunnel - leggers will return to mark its 200th anniversary next weekend and, below, visitors get a rare chance to enter the tunnel during the 50s long after it closed to commercial traffic
Actor, tour manager and general manager Pete Toon will also be giving an insight into touring on water for 39 years in an informative chat at the Leggers Pub at the Savile Town Wharf, Mill Street East, Dewsbury.
The local Sustrans Ranger group will lead the ride on the mostly traffic-free, flat route from Huddersfield to the Leggers Inn at Savile Town, Dewsbury for refreshments.
The boats that made the trip through the tunnel did so under human power, with the leggers flat on their backs on top of the boats, "walking" through with their feet against the roof of the tunnel.
Among the leggers on the trip were Ronnie's wife's niece Michelle Seed and Horseboating Society chairwoman Sue Day.
ONE of the world's oldest living canal boat leggers will be among the guests for a special trip through Standedge Tunnel.