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leg covering

Definitions of leg covering
  1. noun
    a garment covering the leg (usually extending from the knee to the ankle)
    synonyms: legging, leging
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    chap
    (usually in the plural) leather leggings without a seat; joined by a belt; often have flared outer flaps; worn over trousers by cowboys to protect their legs
    gaiter
    legging consisting of a cloth or leather covering for the leg from the knee to the ankle
    puttee
    a strip of cloth wound around the leg to form legging; used by soldiers in World War I
    gaiter, spat
    a cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles
    type of:
    garment
    an article of clothing
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