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- 5 (also leg side) Cricket the half of the field (as divided lengthways through the pitch) away from which the batsman’s feet are pointed when standing to receive the ball: he played a lucky stroke to legThe opposite of off.
verb (legs, legging, legged)[with object]
Pronunciation: /lɛgd, ˈlɛgɪd/adjective
Middle English (superseding shank): from Old Norse leggr (compare with Danish læg 'calf (of the leg)'), of Germanic origin