Definition of three-legged race in English:

three-legged race

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Pronunciation: /θriːˈlɛɡɪdreɪs
 
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noun

  • A race run by pairs of people, one member of each pair having their left leg tied to the right leg of the other.
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    • The common on the Worcester Road will be given over to medieval games throughout the day, with traditional ‘sports’ such as blind man's buff, sack races and three-legged races.
    • It included sack races, spud and spoon races, obstacle races, three-legged races and a tug-o-war and sprints for all the kiddies.
    • Organise simple races between the children, for example weaving in and out of trees along a certain length of the park, a hopping race, a three-legged race or an obstacle race.

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