spindleshanked

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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spindleshanks

noun
1. a thin person with long thin legs [syn: spindlelegs
2. long thin legs [syn: spindlelegs
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