Definition of dead leg in English:

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noun

  • 1An injury caused by a numbing blow with the knee to a person’s upper leg: the striker was taken off with a dead leg
  • 2A length of pipe running from a hot water cylinder to the hot taps.

verb

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  • (dead-leg) [with object] informal Give (someone) a numbing blow to the upper leg with one’s knee: Mucker dead-legged him and Andy groaned, sinking to one knee

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