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(Legged) a. [From Leg.] Having (such or so many) legs; used in composition; as, a long-
legged man; a two- legged animal.
(||Leg`gi*e"ro) a. & adv. [It.] (Mus.) Light or graceful; in a light,
delicate, and brisk style.
(Leg"ging Leg"gin) n. [From Leg.] A cover for the leg, like a long gaiter.
(Leg"ging), a. & vb. n., from Leg, v. t.
(Leg"gy) a. Having long legs. Thackeray.
(Leg"horn) n. A straw plaiting used for bonnets and hats, made from the straw of a particular
kind of wheat, grown for the purpose in Tuscany, Italy; so called from Leghorn, the place of exportation.
(Leg`i*bil"i*ty) n. The quality of being legible; legibleness. Sir. D. Brewster.
(Leg"i*ble) a. [L. legibilis, fr. legere to read: cf. OF. legible. See Legend.]
1. Capable of being read or deciphered; distinct to the eye; plain; used of writing or printing; as, a fair,
The stone with moss and lichens so overspread,Longfellow.
Nothing is legible but the name alone.
2. Capable of being discovered or understood by apparent marks or indications; as, the thoughts of men
are often legible in their countenances.
(Leg"i*ble*ness), n. The state or quality of being legible.
(Leg"i*bly), adv. In a legible manner.
(Le*gif"ic) a. [L. lex, legis, law + - ficare (in comp.) to make. See -fy.] Of or pertaining to
Practically, in many cases, authority or legific competence has begun in bare power.J. Grote.
(Le"gion) n. [OE. legioun, OF. legion, F. légion, fr. L. legio, fr. legere to gather, collect. See
1. (Rom. Antiq.) A body of foot soldiers and cavalry consisting of different numbers at different periods,
from about four thousand to about six thousand men, the cavalry being about one tenth.
2. A military force; an army; military bands.
3. A great number; a multitude.
Where one sin has entered, legions will force their way through the same breach.Rogers.
4. (Taxonomy) A group of orders inferior to a class.
Legion of honor, an order instituted by the French government in 1802, when Bonaparte was First
Consul, as a reward for merit, both civil and military.
(Le"gion*a*ry) a. [L. legionarius: cf. F. légionnaire.] Belonging to a legion; consisting of a
legion or legions, or of an indefinitely great number; as, legionary soldiers; a legionary force. "The legionary
body of error." Sir T. Browne.