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five-legged

[fahyv-leg-id, -legd] /ˈfaɪvˈlɛg ɪd, -ˈlɛgd/
adjective, Nautical
1.
(of a schooner) having five masts.
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  • Some of them abused us, and others looked on in silence, as they might have looked at an elephant or a five-legged calf.

    The Lost Army Thomas W. Knox
  • I have seen a five-legged cow, the fifth leg on the top of the back standing up straight.

  • It was in the year that I discovered a five-legged frog, and wrote a book about it.

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