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three-legged race

noun
1.
a race among a number of paired contestants, each contestant having one leg tied to the adjacent leg of his or her partner.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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British Dictionary definitions for three-legged race

three-legged race

noun
1.
a race in which pairs of competitors run with their adjacent legs tied together
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