outward curvature of the legs causing a separation of the knees when the ankles are close or in contact.
a leg so curved.
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a person who bowl, especially a participant in a bowling game, as candlepins or tenpins. Cricket. the player who throws the ball to be played by the batsman. derby (def 5). Contemporary Examples Braving the Atlas Shrugged Crowd Allen Barra April 16, 2011 Bonfire of the Inanities Christopher Buckley March 21, 2009 Alexander Iolas: The […]
Chester, 1901–86, U.S. statesman and author: special adviser on Afro-Asian and Latin-American affairs; ambassador to India 1951–53, 1963–69. Paul (Frederic) 1910?–1999, U.S. novelist and composer. Samuel, 1826–78, U.S. journalist. Contemporary Examples Debt Deal’s Winners & Losers Daniel Stone August 1, 2011 Alexander McQueen Exhibit: Fashion’s Big Night Robin Givhan, Jacob Bernstein May 2, 2011 Simpson-Bowles […]
a flexible strip of wood or other material, bent by a string stretched between its ends, for shooting arrows: He drew the bow and sent the arrow to its target. an instrument resembling this, used for various purposes, as rotating a drill or spindle, or loosening entangled or matted fibers. a bend or curve. Also […]
as much as a bowl can hold: He ate two bowlfuls of soup. Contemporary Examples Jon Stewart and ‘Meet The Press’ Would Have Been One Unhappy Marriage Lloyd Grove October 8, 2014 Historical Examples Original Short Stories, Volume 7 (of 13) Guy de Maupassant The Crimson Fairy Book Various Our Journey to the Hebrides Joseph […]