WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
bow•leg  (bōleg′),USA pronunciation n. [Pathol.]
  1. Pathologyoutward curvature of the legs causing a separation of the knees when the ankles are close or in contact.
  2. Pathologya leg so curved.
bow•leg•ged  (bōleg′),USA pronunciation adj.  bow•leg•ged•ness  (bōleg′),USA pronunciation n. 
  • 1545–55; bow2 + leg

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