foreleg

[fawr-leg, fohr-]
noun
one of the front legs of a quadruped, an insect, etc.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English forlegge. See fore-, leg

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foreleg (ˈfɔːˌlɛɡ)
 
n
either of the front legs of a horse, sheep, or other quadruped

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Example sentences
The foreleg is quite slender, with a long fine claw.
With utmost dignity she raises one foreleg and slowly turns aside.
The small left foreleg of one of them came off with one tug.
McKinley the bloodhound has a large open sore on his foreleg.
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