noun, plural spindlelegs for 2.
(used with a plural verb) long, thin legs.
(used with a singular verb) Informal. a tall, thin person with such legs.

1640–50; spindle + leg + -s3

spindle-legged [spin-dl-leg-id, -legd] , adjective
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spindlelegs or spindleshanks (ˈspɪndəlˌlɛɡz, ˈspɪndəlˌʃæŋks)
pl n
1.  long thin legs
2.  (functioning as singular) a person who has long thin legs
spindleshanks or spindleshanks
pl n

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