spindle-shanked

spindleshanks

[spin-dl-shangks]
noun, plural spindleshanks. (used with a singular or plural verb)

Origin:
1560–70; spindle + shank + -s3

spindle-shanked [spin-dl-shangkt] , adjective
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spindle-legged or spindle-shanked
 
adj
having long thin legs
 
spindle-shanked or spindle-shanked
 
adj

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