dog-leg

dog-leg
noun
1》 a sharp bend.
2》 Golf a hole where the fairway has a bend.

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  • dog-leg stair — /dawg leg , dog / a half turn stair, the successive flights of which are immediately side by side and connected by an intervening platform. Also, dog legged stair. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • dog-leg stair — /dawg leg , dog / a half turn stair, the successive flights of which are immediately side by side and connected by an intervening platform. Also, dog legged stair. [1890 95] …   Useful english dictionary

  • dog-leg — see dogleg …   English dictionary

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