Reverse Dictionary: LEC – LEH


LECHER, LECHEROUS – adjectives
– BREACHY, BREECHY lecherous; immoral; inclined to disregard prevailing moral constraints …1929 Amer. dial.
– CONCUPISCENTIOUS † lecherous, lustful, libidinous, sensual …a1555
– CONCUPISCIBLE worthy to be longed for or lusted after; that may be desired; eagerly desirous; lecherous, libidinous, lustful, sensual …1398
– CUNNY-HAUNTED lecherous; sex-obsessed …18C colloq.
– FOND OF MEAT amorous in general; sexually active; lecherous …19C Brit. sl.
– GOATISH lecherous …E16
– HORN-MAD feeling sexual desire, lecherous, lustful …1893 sl.
– HORNY sexually excited; also, lecherous, lustful …1826 Amer. sl.
– KEESTY lecherous …1911 Sc.
– LECHER † lecherous, also, base, vile …c1250
– LICKERISH lewd; lustful, lecherous …17C
– LICKERISH ALL SORTS strongly sexed, lecherous  …c1925 Brit. sl.
– LIQUORISH lustful, lecherous …arch.
– LUXURIOSE †* lascivious, lecherous, lustful, unchaste …1727
– LUXURIOUS † lascivious, lecherous, lustful, unchaste …c1330
– PULTROUS † lustful, lascivious, lecherous …1788 Sc.
– RAMBY wild, furious, lecherous …1908 Amer. dial.
– RAMMY wild, furious, lecherous …1973 Amer. dial.
– RANDY sexually aroused; feeling lecherous …1785 UK sl.
– SALACIOUS lustful, lecherous; sexually wanton …1661
– SALT † of persons: lecherous; salacious; hence, of desire, inordinate …1598
– TENTIGINOUS † lascivious, lustful; exciting to lust, itching, lecherous …1616
lecher, lecherous – nouns
– PERV, PERVE an act of watching lecherously; a lustful look …1963 colloq.
lecher, lecherous – person
– ALTE KACKER a dirty old man; a seasoned lecher …E20 US sl.
– ALTER COCKER a dirty old man; a seasoned lecher …1943 US sl.
– ALTER KOCKER a dirty old man; a seasoned lecher …E20 US sl.
– ALTER KUCKER a dirty old man; a seasoned lecher …E20 US sl.
– BALLOCKER a lecher; a whoremonger …19C Brit. colloq.
– BASHER a lecher, a fornicator …E20 Brit. sl.
– BELLY-SWAGGER † a swaggering gallant or bully; a whoremonger, a lecher, a pimp …1775
– BELSWAGGER † a swaggering gallant or bully; a whoremonger, a lecher, a pimp …1592
– BILLY GOAT a lecher …1820 sl., orig. US
– CHIPPY-CHASER a male who chases sexually loose women and girls; a lecher …20C US sl.
– CUNT-HOUND a lecher; a male who is a notorious whoremonger or woman-chaser …M20 US sl.
– DIRTY OLD MAN a lecherous older man …1932 sl.
– DOM a lecherous older man (Dirty Old Man) …1959 sl.
– FAGGOTEER a lecher; a whoremonger; a pimp …c1825 sl.
– FAGGOT-MASTER a lecher; a whoremonger; a pimp …c1825 sl.
– FANG ARTIST a lecher; a womanizer …1970s Aust. sl.
– FISHMONGER a lecher; a whoremonger …19C Brit. sl.
– FLEECE-HUNTER a whoremonger; a lecher, a man who is after female pubic hair …19C Brit. sl.
– FLEECE-MONGER a whoremonger; a lecher, a man who is after female pubic hair …19C Brit. sl.
– FUCKSTER a lecher or a whoremonger; a man noted for his sexual prowess or interest in women …19C Brit.
– GASH HOUND a man who is obsessed with women; a womanizer; a philanderer; a whoremonger; a lecher …1916 US sl.
– GASHMAN a man who is obsessed with women; a womanizer; a philanderer; a whoremonger; a lecher …1952 US sl.
– GAY DOG a man given to revelling or self-indulgence; a philanderer; a lecher …1847
– GOAT a licentious man; a lecher …L16
– GUSSETEER a whoremonger; a lecher; a wencher; somewhat derisory …19C Brit. sl.
– HAIR-MONGER  a lecherous and promiscuous man; a whoremonger …1840
– HARE-FINDER a womanizer; a lecher …1600 sl.
– HARLOT † a man of loose life; a fornicator; a lecher; also, a term or opprobrium or insult …16C
– HEADHUNTER a lecher; a hunter of maidenheads…M20 US sl.
– HOT PANTS a lascivious man; a lecher …E20 US sl.
– KID-STRETCHER a lecher; a user of young prostitutes …19C Brit. sl.
– KING OF CLUBS a lecher; a whoremonger …19C Brit. sl.
– KNOCKER a lecher; a man who copulates frequently …c1500 sl.
– LACHTER a lecher …Bk1808 Sc.
– LADIES’ TAILOR a lecher; a whoremonger …19C Brit. sl.
– LEACHER a lewd man; a habitual fornicator; a lecher …12C
– LEATHER-DRESSER a lecher; a man who copulates frequently …19C Brit. sl.
– LECH a lecher; a lewd man …1943 sl.
– LECHERER † a lecher …c1380
– LEG-LIFTER a lecher; a male fornicator …18C Brit. sl.
– LETCH a lecher; a lewd man …1943 sl.
– LETCHER a lewd man; a habitual fornicator; a lecher …12C
– LEWDSBY † a lewd or lecherous person …1594
– LUXUR †* a lecher …1604
– MAKE-OUT ARTIST a seducer; a lecher …M20 US sl.
– MINK a lecher …1949 US sl.
– MONGER  a whoremonger, one who has dealings with whores; a fornicator, a lecher …a1637
– MONKEY  a lecherous person, esp. a lecherous woman …1600
– MR. HORNER a lecher, a whoremonger …19C Brit. sl.
– OLD GOAT a lecherous (older) man …1675 sl.
– PALLIARD, PALLYARD † a professional beggar or vagabond (who sleeps on the straw in barns and outhouses); hence, a low or dissolute knave; a lewd fellow, a lecher, a debauchee …1484
– PAP a lecher; a whoremonger …M20 US sl.
– PARISH-BULL a lecher; a notorious local whoremonger …19C Brit. sl.
– PARISH-PRIG a lecher; a notorious local whoremonger …19C Brit. sl.
– PARISH-STALLION a lecher; a notorious local whoremonger …19C Brit. sl.
– PIG (derogatory) a lecherous or sexist man …1546 
– RIDER a sexually aroused male; a lecher or whoremonger …18C Brit. sl.
– RIFLE-MAN a lecher; a whoremonger …19C Brit. sl.
– ROUNDER a whoremonger; a lecher …19C Brit. sl.
– SATYR a very lecherous or lascivious person …1781
– SCAMMER a lecher; a fast worker with the opposite sex …Bk1995 Amer. sl. 
– SHARK a lecherous person, esp. a man; a person actively seeking a sexual partner, esp. in a manner regarded as predatory …1981 sl.
– SKIN-DOG a lecher …M20 Can. sl.
– SMOCKSTER a whoremonger; a lecher …17C Brit. sl.
– SNUFFLER a degenerate old lecher …E18 sl.
– SPORT a lecher … 20C sl.
– SQUARE JOHN a lecherous man who pesters women in homosexual bars …Bk1972 homosexual sl. 
– STRINGER a whoremonger; a lecher; a wencher …1611 sl.
– TOWN BULL a lecherous male …16C colloq.
– TOWN RAKE a lecher; a whoremonger …17C colloq.
– TOWN STALLION a lecher; a whoremonger …17C colloq.
– TUMMY-TICKLER a lecher; a whoremonger …19C Brit. sl.
– VAGABOND a lecherous old man…20C W. Indies sl.
– WOMANIZER a lecher; a woman-chaser; a male flirt or seducer of women; a whoremonger …L19
lecher, lecherous – verbs
– LECHER † to play the lecher …1382
– SMOCK to chase women; to act as a lecher …18C Brit. sl.
 
LECHEROUSLY – adverbs
– LECHERLIKE † lecherously …c1250
– LECHERLY † lecherously …c1400
 
LECHEROUSNESS, LECHERY – nouns
– CARNALITY lechery, lust, and lewdness …E15
– LECHERHED † lechery …c1250
– LECHERNESS † lechery …c1400
– NOSE-PAINTING lechery; whoremongering …Shakespeare usage
– PALLIARDISE lewdness, fornication, lechery …1591 obs.
– PALLIARDRY † roguery, knavery; lechery, fornication …1513
– PALLIARDY † roguery, knavery; lechery, fornication …c1560
– SALACITY lustfulness, lecherousness, sexual wantonness …1605
 
LECTURE – adjectives
– LECTURAL † of the nature of a lecture …1657
lecture – nouns 
– CHIN MUSIC a lecture …Bk1934 college sl.
– DISH OF RAILS a lecture or scolding, esp. from a married woman to her husband …L18 sl.
– EARBASH a conversation; an unwanted lecture; a tirade …1944 Aust. sl.
– JAW cheeky or impudent talk; also, a talk, a speech, a lecture, an address …1748
– JAWBATION a long and tedious harangue; a severe lecture or reprimand; a tedious rebuke or reproof; a scolding …1840 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– JOBATION a rebuke, a reproof, especially one of a lengthy and tedious character; a prolonged scolding, a lecture; also, a long discussion ..1687 colloq.
– LECTION †* a professional or tutorial lecture …1563-7
– LECTURETTE a short lecture …1867
– LESSON † a public reading; a lecture; also, a course of lectures …c1340
– ORDINARY †. a lecture read at regular or stated times …1432-50
– PI-JAW a moralizing lecture or exhortation, esp. one given to children by a teacher or parent …1891 arch.sl.
– RAP a rebuke or reprimand; a lecture; blame, responsibility …1777 sl.
– RAZZ a good talking-to; an harangue, esp. by a master to a boy …20C Eton sl.
– SLEEP, THE a college lecture …1940s US college sl.
lecture – person  (includes LECTURER)
– LECTOR a reader; a ‘reader’ or lecturer in a college or university …1563-7
– LECTRESS a female reader …1867 nonce word
– LECTURESS a female lecturer …1825
– OLD BITCH a woman who lectures …1935 tramps’ sl.
– OLD MARE a woman who lectures …1935 tramps’ sl.
lecture – verbs
– EARWIG to lecture, to sermonize …M19 sl.
– JAW to address censoriously or abusively; to scold or lecture a person …1810
– JOBE † to rebuke, to reprove, to reprimand in a long and tedious harangue; to lecture …1670 colloq. 
– LECTURIZE †* to deliver lectures; to ‘hold forth’ …1643
– PI-JAW to give a moralizing lecture to …L19 arch. sl.
 
LEDGE – adjectives
– SKELVY full of shelves or ledges …1787 Sc.
 
LEDGER – nouns
– OLIVER a deliberately incorrect entry in a ledger …1930s rhyming sl. (Oliver Twist – use of the fist to write)
– OLIVER TWIST a deliberately incorrect entry in a ledger …1930s rhyming sl. (use of the fist to write)
 
LEECH – nouns
– BLACK-DOCTOR a leech …Bk1911 Sc. 
– GALLEY a leech …Bk1900 Sc.
– LINCH a leech …1968 Amer. dial.
– SANGSUE a leech …a1849
– SANGUISUGE † a leech …1575
 
LEER – adverbs
– BAGGINGLY † with a side glance, with a leer or ogle …c1400
leer – person
– MOOSE-EYES a leering dude …Bk2000 hipster sl. 
leer – verbs
– BAGGE †* to look askew or obliquely; to leer, to ogle, to glance aside …1369
– GLAVER † to leer, to ogle …Bk1874
– OAGLE to look at invitingly or amorously; to leer …L17 sl.
– OGLE to look at invitingly or amorously; to leer …L17 sl.
– UNCLE MERV of a man: to ogle, to leer …1990s Aust. rhyming sl. for ‘perv’
 
LEERY – adjectives
– LARY shy, distrustful, leery …1906 Amer. dial.
 
LEES – nouns
– FECULENCE feculent matter; dregs, lees, dross, scum; also, filth …a1648
– GROUT sediment, dregs, lees …1697
– HILDING the sediment of beer, lees, dregs: usually plural …B1900 Eng. dial.
– LAGS † what remains in a vessel after the liquor is drawn off; dregs, lees …1500s
 
LEFT – adjectives
– LARBOARD left …1781 humorous usage
– LEFTWISE toward the left …1860
– NEAR on the left side …1823 colloq.
– SINISTER 1. situated on the left side of the body …c1475
2. lying on or towards the left hand …1483
3. directed to the left; characterized by moving towards the left …1615 rare
– SINISTRAL situated on the left side of the body; pert. to the left hand or side …1803
– SINISTRINE left …1791
– SINISTRORSE moving or going towards the left …1891
– SINISTROUS † pert. to or situated on the left hand or side …1646
left – adverbs
– SINISTRAD to or towards the left side …1803
– SINISTRALLY towards the left …1847
– SINISTROUSLY with a tendency to use the left hand in preference to the right; with the left hand …1646
left – nouns 
– HEART-SIDE † the left side …1580
– SINISTERITY use of the left hand; skill in this …1877
left – phrases 
– ON YOUR LEFT RAISE on your left-hand side …1940s US Black sl.
 
LEFT-HANDED – adjectives
– AMBILEVOUS * left-handed on both sides …1646
– BALACK-HANDED left-handed …1888 Eng. dial.
– BALLOCKY left-handed …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BALLOCKY-HANDED left-handed …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BOLL left-handed …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BOLL-PAWED – ft-handed …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CACK-HANDED left-handed; clumsy, awkward, inept …1854 Eng. dial. or colloq.
– CACKY-HANDED left-handed …1900s Aust. sl.
– CAG-HANDED left-handed; clumsy, awkward …1859 Eng. dial.
– CAUDGE-PAWED left-handed …M17 Eng. dial. & colloq.
– CAW-HANDED left-handed …Bk1893 Eng. dial.
– CLICK-HANDED left-handed …1868 Eng. dial.
– CLICKPAW left-handed …Bk1882 Eng. dial.
– CLICK-PAWED left-handed …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CLICKY-HANDED left-handed …Bk1882 Eng. dial.
– CLICKY-PAW left-handed …Bk1882 Eng. dial.
– CORKEY left-handed …Bk1888 Eng. dial.
– COW-PAW’D left-handed …Bk1825 Eng. dial.
– FLUG-FISTED left-handed …19C N. Ireland
– GALLACK-HANDED left-handed; awkward, clumsy …1796 Eng. dial.
– GALLIC-HANDED left-handed; awkward, clumsy …1796 Eng. dial.
– GALLIT left-handed …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GALLOCKY left-handed; awkward, clumsy …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GAUK-HANDED left -handed …1855 Eng. dial.
– GAULISH-HANDED clumsy-fisted; awkward; left-handed …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– GAWK-HANDED left -handed …1855 Eng. dial.
– KACK-HANDED left-handed, clumsy …colloq.
– KATY-HANDED left-handed …1822 Sc.
– KAY-FISTED left-handed …1611 Eng. dial.
– KAY-NIEVED left-handed …1865 Eng. dial.
– KAY-PAWED left-handed …1887 Eng. dial.
– KECK-FISTED left-handed; clumsy, awkward …Bk1901 Eng. dial.
– KECK-HANDED left-handed; awkward, clumsy …1859 Eng. dial.
– KEFTY-HANDED left-handed …1875 Eng. dial.
– KEY-FISTED left-handed …1611 Eng. dial.
– KEY-NIEVED left-handed …1865 Eng. dial.
– KEY-PAWED left-handed …1887 Eng. dial.
– LEFTY left-handed …1885 colloq.
– MARLBOROUGH-HANDED left-handed …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MAULDY left-handed …1910s Aust. sl.
– SCATCH-PAWED † left-handed …1814 Eng. dial.
– SCOOCHY-PAWED left-handed; awkward …1867 Eng. dial.
– SINISTER-HANDED † left-handed; hence, unlucky, unfortunate …1817 rare or obs.
– SINISTRAL of persons: left-handed …1904
– SINISTROUS † adj. left-handed; slow …1682
– WATTY left-handed …B1900 Eng. dial.
left-handed – adverbs
– AWKLY † in the wrong direction, backhanded or left-handed wise; hence, sinisterly, unluckily …c1440
left-handed – person 
– CACK a left-handed person …1960s sl.
– CLOOTIE a left-handed person …Bk1880 Eng. dial.
– GAKEY a left-handed person; an awkward, ungainly, clumsy person; a fool; a simpleton; a lout, a bumpkin …1726
– GALLACK a left-handed person …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GALLIT a left-handed person …Bk1896 Eng. dial.
– GAWKIE,  GAWKY a left-handed person; an awkward, ungainly, clumsy person; a foolish, gaping person; a simpleton; a lout, a bumpkin …1726
– GAWKRODGER a left-handed person …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GAWKSHAW a left-handed man …1830 Eng. dial.
– KACKY HANDER a left-handed person; a clumsy, awkward person …Bk1986 Aust. sl.
– LEFTIE, LEFTY a left-handed person …1886 colloq.
– MOLLY DOCKER a left-handed person …1941 Aust. sl. 
– MOLLY-DOOK a left-handed person …1941 Aust. sl.
– MOLLY-DOOKER a left-handed person …1934 Aust. sl.
– MOLLY-DUKE a left-handed person …1941 Aust. sl.
– MOLLY-HANDER a left-handed person …1934 Aust. sl. 
– SIDE-WHEELER a left-handed person …20C US sl., orig. baseball usage
– SKIBBY a left-handed person …B1900 Sc.
 
LEFT OVER – nouns
– OFF-FALL a dropping; a scrap fallen off; a bit of waste, something left over …1882 Sc. & Amer. dial.
– OFF-FALLING † a scrap; anything cast off and thrown on one side; something left over; a perquisite …1660 Sc.
– OLD MAID a leftover item …1982 US sl.
– TITTYNOPE a small quantity of anything left over; it was especially applied to a small handful of corn left over in gleaning …B1900 Eng. dial.
 
LEFTOVERS – adjectives
– PICKED-UP of a meal: consisting of leftovers …1771 Amer. dial.
– PICK-UP of a meal: consisting of leftovers …1848 Amer. dial.
leftovers – nouns 
– BANIAN-DAY a day when little or no food is to be had, or when the scraps remaining from the previous days are consumed …1851 Eng. dial.
– BREAKINGS the remains of a feast, broken meats …Bk1911 Sc.
– BROKEN ARMS leftover food …1954 Amer. dial.
– BROKEN VICTUALS leftovers, food remaining from a meal …1861 Amer. dial.
– KEEPS † leftovers from a previous meal …1833 Sc.
– LEAVE-OVERS leftovers …1986 Amer. dial.
– LEFTMENTS leftovers …1928 Amer. dial.
– MUSGO a meal of leftovers …1978 Amer. dial.
– PLANNED-OVERS intentional leftovers …1968 Amer. dial.
– SATURDAY PIE pastry, esp. when covering the week’s collected leftovers …L19
– SCRAN food, esp. various bits of food, leftovers, broken victuals, etc. thrown together for an impromptu meal, or a meal taken onto their job by a labourer …E18 sl.
– SCRAND food, esp. various bits of food, leftovers, broken victuals, etc. thrown together for an impromptu meal, or a meal taken onto their job by a labourer …E18 sl.
 
LEFT-SIDED – nouns
– MANCINISM the state or condition of being left-sided …1890
 
LEFTWARD – adverbs
– LEFTSOMES †* in a leftward direction, leftwards …1398
leftward – nouns
– SINISTRATION a moving or turning leftwards …1891
 
LEG – adjectives
– BADGER-LEGGED having legs of unequal length, as the badger was vulgarly supposed to have …a1704
– BANDY-LEGGED bow-legged
– BANDY-SHANKED bandy-legged; having thin crooked legs; bowlegged …1908 Amer. dial.
– BANTY bowlegged …1927 Amer. dial.
– BANTY-LEGGED bowlegged …1927 Amer. dial.
– BENCH-KNEED bowlegged; having crooked legs; esp. used of dogs, and in derogation, of persons …1906 Amer. dial.
– BENCH-LEGGED bowlegged; having crooked legs; esp. used of dogs, and in derogation, of persons …1866 Amer. dial.
– BOOLIE crooked, deformed; of the legs: bandy …Bk1911 Sc.
– BOWDIE-LEGGIT having bow-legs …Bk1911 Sc.
– BOW-HOUGHED bow-legged …Bk1911 Sc.
– BOW-LEGGIT having bandy legs …Bk1911 Sc.
– BRAWN-BURDENED having sturdy calves or legs …Bk1911 Sc.
– BROKE-LEGGED  having bandy legs; having the leg or legs broken or crippled …1377
– BUCK-ANKLED having bent or uneven legs …1969 Amer. dial.
– GAMBED †* having legs …a1661
– GAM-LEGGED having crooked legs …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GANDER-LEGGED thin-legged …19C US sl.
– GANGLESHANK long-legged …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– GUMMY of the ankles and legs: puffy, swollen, as if charged with lumps of gum …1740
– HAMBLE-SHANKED † maimed or lame in the leg ..1661
– HATCHET-LEGGED having crooked or misshapen legs …1970 Amer. dial.
– HAWMED † of legs: bandy, curved …1610
– HAWM-LEGGED † bandy-legged, bow-legged …1608
– ILL-LEGGED adj. having unshapely legs …1848 Sc.
– INDIAN-TOED having legs that are noticeably bent or uneven …1968 Amer. dial.
– JACK-LEGGED of legs: noticeably bent or uneven …1967 Amer. dial.
– JAMBY † strong on the legs …a1400
– LATH-LEGGED long-legged …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LEGGY long-legged …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LIMBER-LEGGED feeling weak in the legs …1967 Amer. dial.
– LONG-BUTTED having very short legs …1958 Amer. dial.
– LONG-SPARRED having long arms or legs …1916 Amer. dial.
– MAISLED of the legs: speckled from sitting over the fire …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MIZZLED having different colours; mottled, spotted, speckled; said especially of the legs when discoloured by sitting too near the fire …1832 Sc.
– PAMMY fat, thick; having thick, swollen legs …1878 Eng. dial.
– PLEASURE-BENT of legs: bowed, bent …1965 Amer. dial.
– QUEER-GAMMED bandy-legged …E19 sl.
– SCRAE-SHANKIT having long, slender legs …1822 Sc.
– SCRAWMY-CAUF’D having a badly-shaped leg …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SHARP-SHINNED having slender legs or shanks
– SHITEPOKE long-legged …1976 Amer. dial.
– SKRAE-SHANKED having thin, spindly legs …1822 Sc. 
– SPINGLE-LEGGED long-legged …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– TIMBER-TOED having a wooden leg …1814 sl.
– TWANGLING † small, weak; having small legs …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– UNDERLEGGED † having legs too slender in proportion to the body …1681
– UNDERLIMBED having legs too slender in proportion to the body …1686
– YAMMY of the legs: well-shaped, stout …1868 Eng. dial;.
leg – adverbs
– ASKEW of the legs: extended awkwardly, wide apart …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– ASPLEW of the legs: extended awkwardly, wide apart …1873 Eng. dial.
– ASPODE of the legs: wide apart, stretched out …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– ASPOLE of the legs: wide apart …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– STRIDELONG †* with the legs wide apart …1609
leg – nouns 
– ABC scorch marks on one’s legs …1920s Irish sl.
– BACCY STICK a leg …1885 Amer. sl.
– BACK-SPAULD the hind leg …1824 Sc.
– BACON AND EGGS legs …1940s rhyming sl., orig. Aust.
– BENCHED LEGS crooked or sprawling legs …1859 Amer. dial.
– BENCH LEGS crooked or sprawling legs …1859 Amer. dial.
– BENDER the leg …1849 sl., orig. US
– BIRD LEGS very thin legs …Bk1995 US sl.
– BOTTLE LEGS crooked legs …1950 Amer. dial.
– BOW-HOUGHS crooked legs or thighs …Bk1911 Sc.
– BRAN the calf of the leg …Bk1911 Sc.
– BRAND the calf of the leg …Bk1911 Sc.
– BRAWN the calf of the leg …Bk1911 Sc.
– BROOMSTICKS thin, undersized limbs …1896 colloq.
– CABBAGE-STUMPS the legs …L19 sl.
– CANTLE the leg of an animal …1811 Eng. dial.
– CHEVROLEGS the human legs, as used for transportation, instead of a car …Bk2006 US sl.
– CHIMNEY LEGS very thick legs …1950 Amer. dial.
– CLOTHES-PEGS. the legs …1940s rhyming sl.
– CRIBBAGE PEG a leg …Brit. rhyming sl.
– DAIKON LEGS short, pale, and fat legs …1981 Hawaiian youth sl.
– DEADLEG a numb feeling in the leg following a kneeing in the thigh by an attacker …Bk1990 Brit. sl.
– DOOG GELS of a passing woman: good legs …M19 back-slang
– DUCK’S DISEASE shortness of legs …1925 jocular
– EASTER EGG the leg …1998 UK rhyming sl.
– GAM the leg; orig. applied to a crippled leg, later to a woman’s leg …1785 UK sl.
– GAMB a leg, esp. a female leg …L18 sl.
– GAMBA †* the leg of a horse …1607
– GAMBER of persons: the leg, thigh, small of the leg …1895 Eng. dial.
– GAMBREL of persons: the leg, thigh, small of the leg …1746 Eng. dial.
– GAME-PAW a game leg …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GAMMEREL of persons: the leg, thigh, small of the leg …1746 Eng. dial.
– GAMMON † a leg, thigh of a person …1756 Sc.
– GAMMY LEG a lame leg …M19 sl.
– GINGER MEGGS legs …Bk1999 Aust. rhyming sl.
– HAM AND EGGS legs …Bk1999 Aust. rhyming sl.
– HATCHET LEG a crooked or misshapen leg …1970 Amer. dial.
– HOMMOCKS large, awkward feet or legs …1809 Eng. dial.
– IRISH ARMS thick legs …20C sl.
– IRISH-LEGS thick legs …Bk1896 sl.
– JAYBIRD LEGS very skinny legs …1967 Amer. dial.
– JURY-LEG a wooden leg, or any contrivance to supply the place of a disabled leg …1850
– KNEE-BOARD † the part of the leg at the back of the knee; the back of the thigh or hough …c1425
– LALL the leg; usually in the plural …1967 UK sl.
– LALLETTE a leg; usually used in plural …1967 sl.
– LALLIE a leg; usually used in plural …1967 sl.
– LALLY a leg; usually used in plural …1967 sl.
– LALLY-PEG the leg; usually in the plural …1967 UK sl.
– LANDING GEAR the legs …1941 US aviators’ usage
– LEGITIS any leg affliction …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LEGLET 1. a little leg …1821
2. an ornament for the leg …1836
– LONGFELLOWS long legs …1994 Amer. dial.
– LYLE a leg; usually used in plural …1967 sl.
– MILEPOSTER a person’s leg …1955 US Black sl.
– MILL-POSTS very thick or fat legs …Bk1905 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– MOGGANS the legs …B1900 Sc.
– NETHERLINGS clothing for legs …1852 nonce word
– NETHERS lower limbs or parts …1822
– PAIR OF COMPASSES the human legs, esp. when accentuated by the tight trousers that were fashionable c1880 …L19 sl.
– PAT AND CHARLIE one’s own legs …1966 Amer. dial.
– PEDESTRIAN DIGITS the legs …c1890 schoolboys’ sl.
– PEG a wooden leg …1833 colloq.
– PEGS the legs …1833 jocular
– PIANO SHAFTS unshapely legs …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PINS the legs …1530 sl.
– POTHOOKS bent or uneven legs …1965 Amer. dial.
– PROPS the legs …1828 sl.
– PUDDING-LEGGIE a fat, chubby leg …1844 Sc.
– RAMMER the leg …M19 sl.
– SCOTCH (EGG) the leg; usually plural …1962 UK rhyming sl.
– SCOTCH PEG a leg …1857 rhyming sl.
– SCRAB a thin, shrivelled limb …1866 Sc.
– SCRABBLE a thin, shrivelled limb …Bk1904 Sc.
– SCRAWMY-CAUF a badly-shaped leg …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCROG a long, crooked, scraggy limb …Bk1904 Sc.
– SCROG-LEGS bandy legs; crooked shanks …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SHAFTS the human legs …1930s US Black sl.
– SHANKS the legs …jocular
– SKEETER LEG a very thin leg …1889 Amer. dial.
– STEMS the legs …1860 sl.
– STUMPS the legs …a1460 sl.
– TABLE LEGS people’s legs that are noticeably bent, uneven, or not right; thick legs …1968 Amer. dial.
– TAMP BRACES (derogatory) unattractive legs on a woman …1930s US Black sl.
– TAMPON BRACES (derogatory) unattractive legs on a woman …1930s US Black sl.
– TEBBIE the calf of the leg …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TIB the calf of the leg …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TIBBY the calf of the leg …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TIMBER a wooden leg; hence, a leg …1807 sl.
– TIMBER-LIFTERS legs, limbs, esp. when wearing wooden clogs …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TIMBERS legs, limbs …1751 Sc.
– TIMBER-TOE a wooden leg …1785 sl.
– TINKER’S TARTAN a mottled discolouration of the legs caused by sitting too close to a fire …1964 Sc.
– TODDLERS the legs …M19 sl.
– UNDERPINNERS the legs …1859
– UNDERPINNINGS the legs …1848 US sl.
– UNDERSTANDINGS the legs …E19 sl.
– UPRIGHTS the legs …L19 UK Black sl.
– UPSTANDERS the legs …1899 Eng. dial.
– WALKERS † a person’s legs …c1611
– WHEELS the legs …1927 US sl., orig. criminals’
– WOODEN PEG a leg …Brit. sl.
leg – person
– BALLOCKS IN BRACKETS a bow-legged man …1937 UK sl.
– BANTY a bow-legged person …1948 Irish sl.
– BENDY a bow-legged person …1948 Irish sl. 
– BOWLIE a term of contempt for a bow-legged person …Bk1911 Sc.
– CROOKSHANKS a knock-kneed or a bow-legged person …17C sl.
– DADDY-LONG-LEGS a tall, lanky person with long legs …Bk1896 sl.
– HALF-A-FOOT a person with a wooden leg …1927 W. Indies sl.
– LEG-MAN a man strongly attracted to women with beautiful legs; a man sexually stimulated by women’s legs …1940s US colloq.
– LONGSHANKS a tall or long-legged person …1889 Amer. dial.
– MONOPED a person having only one foot or one leg …1873
– MUNSTER HEIFER a thick-legged and/or thick-ankled woman …c1810 Anglo-Irish
– RAINBOW a bowlegged person …Bk20C sl.
– RED-SHANK a term of contempt for a Highlander; a bare-legged person …1817 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCRAG-CAUF a woman with thin legs …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SKEETER LEGS a person with thin legs …1966 Amer. dial.
– TANGS-LEGS a person with long thin legs …1905 Sc.
– TIMBER-TOE(S) a wooden-legged man …1785 sl.
– WISHBONE a nickname for a man with extremely bowed legs …Bk1936 US cowboy usage 
– WONKY LEGS someone with deformed legs; a cruel term for a cripple …Bk2004 Brit. sl.
– ZAD a deformed or crooked person; a bandy-legged person; a hunchbacked person …1725 sl.
leg – verbs
– DILLUP to dangle the legs …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– FAIK of a person: to fold, bend, or tuck a limb under one …1768 Sc.
– FAKE A PIN to create a sore leg, or to cut it, as if accidentally, with an axe, etc., in hopes to obtain a discharge from the army or navy, to get into the doctor’s list, etc. …1812 sl.
– FAKE ONE’S PIN to ‘create’ a sore or wounded leg …19C criminals’ sl.
– HANDLE THE FEET to make good use of the legs …1879 Eng. dial.
– LOSE THE USE OF SHANK’S MARE to lose the use of one’s legs …1968 Amer. dial.
– MAISLE to cause the legs to become speckled by sitting too close to a fire …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MEASLE to cause the legs to become speckled by sitting too close to a fire …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
leg – phrases
– BEEF TO THE HEEL(S) with rather overweight legs …1867 sl.
– CALVES GONE TO GRASS said of slender, undeveloped legs, with lack of calves …1813
– COULDN’T STOP A PIG IN A GATE said of a bow-legged person …1860 colloq.
– COULDN’T STOP A PIG IN A GINNEL said of a bow-legged person …1882 colloq.
– COULDN’T STOP A PIG IN A PASSAGE said of a bow-legged person …2012 colloq.
– COULDN’T STOP A PIG IN A TWO-FOOT ALLEY said of a bow-legged person …1991 colloq.
– HE COULDN’T HEM A PIG IN A ONE-FOOT DITCH said of a bowlegged person, or of one whose legs are uneven or not right …1968 Amer. dial.
– HE COULDN’T HEM UP A HOG IN A DITCH WITH A SACK BETWEEN HIS LEGS said of a bowlegged person, or of one whose legs are uneven or not right …1968 Amer. dial.
– HE COULDN’T HEM UP A PIG IN A RAIL FENCE said of a bowlegged person, or of one whose legs are uneven or not right …1968 Amer. dial.
– HER THIGHS WOULDN’T STOP A PIG IN A HALL said of a woman with thin, widely-spaced legs …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– LEGS RIGHT UP HER ASS a male description of a woman with exceptionally long and attractive legs …1930s sl., orig. US
– LEGS RIGHT UP TO HER ARSE a male description of a woman with exceptionally long and attractive legs …1930s sl., orig. US
– LEGS RIGHT UP TO HER BUM a male description of a woman with exceptionally long and attractive legs …1930s sl., orig. US
– SIT LIKE MISS QUEENIE to sit with your legs crossed as others work …1977 Dominica
– VEAL WILL BE CHEAP – CALVES FALL! a mocking cry aimed at one who has very thin legs …L17 sl.
 
LEGACY – adjectives
– LEGABLE bequeathed by legacy …1721
legacy – nouns 
– DAB a small legacy …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DAB IN THE FIST, A a small legacy …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DAB IN THE HAND, A a small legacy …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DILIP a legacy …Bk1900 Sc.
– LEGATE † a legacy or bequest …1447
– LEGATION †* a gift by will; a legacy …1586
– QUETHE-WORD † a legacy, bequest …1481
– QUIDE † a will, legacy, bequest …950
legacy – person 
– LEGACY-HUNTER one who pays court to old and rich persons in hope of obtaining a legacy …1693
– LEGACY-MONGER one who pays court to old and rich persons in hope of obtaining a legacy …1647
– LEGATARY one to whom a bequest is left; a legatee …1542
– LEGATEE a person to whom a legacy has been bequeathed …1679-88
legacy – verbs 
– LEGACY † to give or leave as a legacy; to bequeath a legacy to …1546
– LEGATEE †* to hand over to a legatee, to transfer by will …1797
– WAIT FOR DEAD MEN’S SHOES to look forward to an inheritance; to live in expectation of a legacy or other advantage from a man’s death …1546
 
LEGAL – adjectives
– JURAL relating to law or its administration; legal …1635
– JURIDIC pert. to law; legal …1553
– JURIDICAL connected with the administration of law or judicial proceedings; legal …1502
– JURISTIC belonging to a jurist; pert. to the subject or study of law; legal; created by law …1831
– JURISTICAL belonging to a jurist; pert. to the subject or study of law; legal; created by law …1854
– LEGIT not illegal …1908 sl.
– LIGGLE legal …c1930 Amer. dial.
– VAILABLE † legally valid or effective …1433-4
legal – nouns 
– GRIMGRIBBER legal or other technical  jargon; learned gibberish …1786
– JOHN DOE an anonymous party, usually the plaintiff, in a legal action
– WRITIN’S legal papers, will, etc. …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
legal – person 
– JOHN-A-NOKES † an anonymous party, usually the plaintiff, in a legal action; an ordinary person …
– JOHN-A-STILES † an anonymous party, usually the defendant, in a legal action …
– YARD-AXE LAWYER a person (not a lawyer) who gives legal opinions on a variety of subjects …1950 Amer. dial.
legal – verbs
– KOSHER to give the appearance or effect of being fair, honest, or legal …1962 UK sl.
 
LEGALITY – person
– LEGALIST a stickler for legality …1865
 
LEGALIZE – verbs
– LEAL †* to legalize, to authorize …c1350
 
LEGALLY – adverbs
– JURIDICALLY with reference to the administration of law; in the view of the law; with legal authority; legally …1602
– JURISTICALLY in relation to law; from a legal point of view …1878
 
LEGEND – nouns
– FANCY a legend, a fanciful tale; a whim, an idea; delirious talk; general in plural …1836 Eng. dial.
– LEGENDRY legends collectively …1849
– MARVEL † a wonderful story or legend …a1300
– THREAP a tradition, legend; an oft-repeated saying; a report …1815 Sc. & Eng. dial.
legend – person
– FABULIST one who relates fables or legends …1593
– LEGENDARIAN † the writer of a legendary (collection of legends, esp. of lives of saints) …1677
– LEGENDER †* a writer of a legend …1611
– LEGENDIST a writer of legends …1664
– SAGA-MAN a narrator of sagas or legends; also, the hero of a saga …1823
legend – verbs 
– AFFABULATE † to attribute by legend; to assign fabulously; to tell tales …1622
– FABULIZE † to invent fables; to relate as legend …1612
 
LEGENDARY – adjectives
– LEGENDOUS †* legendary …1686
 
LEGERDEMAIN – nouns
– HANKY-PANKY jugglery, legerdemain; trickery, double dealing, underhand dealing; dishonest or corrupt activity; deceit …1841 sl.
 
LEGGINGS – nouns
– GALLIGASKINS leggings, gaiters …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GALLYSLOPES leggings, gaiters …L19 sl.
– GAMASHES a kind of leggings or gaiters, worn to protect the legs from mud and wet …1684 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– GAMASHINS † a kind of leggings or gaiters of worsted or other material …1822 Sc.
– GAMASHONS a kind of leggings or gaiters, worn to protect the legs from mud and wet …1684 Sc.
– PALANQUINS long gaiters, leggings …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– QUEETIKINS gaiters, short leggings …1871 Sc.
– YANKS gaiters, leggings …1865 Eng. dial.
 
LEGITIMACY – nouns
– LEGITIMATION † legitimacy; the condition of being legitimate …1535
– LEGITIMITY legitimacy …1828
– NATURALNESS †* genuineness, legitimacy …1656
 
LEGITIMATE – adjectives
– KOSHER correct, genuine, legitimate …1896 colloq.
– LEGIT legitimate …1931 Amer. sl.
– LEGITIME † legitimate …1393
– NATURAL † of children: legitimate …1412-20
– RIGHT-HAND of a person: born of parents who are married; legitimate …1908 Amer. dial.
legitimate – person 
– YARD CHILD a legitimate child …1924 Amer. dial.
 
LEGLESS – adjectives
– SAWED-OFF short; legless …L19 sl.
– SAWN-OFF short; legless …L19 sl.
– SAWNY short; legless …L19 sl.
legless – person
– HALFY a legless man, especially if a beggar …1918 sl.
– SKATER a legless person who uses a wheeled board for transportation …1930s US criminals’ sl.