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duck-legged

[duhk-leg-id or, esp. British, -legd] /ˈdʌkˌlɛg ɪd or, esp. British, -ˌlɛgd/
adjective
1.
having legs that are unusually short:
He crept up in a half-crouch that made him look duck-legged.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50
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