twisted leg

twisted leg

a sporadic disease of fowls and turkeys of unknown etiology and low incidence in many flocks. There is deformity of the small tarsal bones and a resulting inward bending and twisting usually of only one leg.
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There was the tight-clenched old bureau, receding atop like a bad and secret forehead; there was the cumbersome old table with twisted legs, at the bed-side; and there was the box upon it, in which the will had lain.
Near the bed a large leathern armchair, with twisted legs, sustained his clothes.
Despite being on crutches because of his injuries - including a cracked pelvis and twisted leg and knee - Gary will back out on the waves as soon as possible.
Luck was not on KKPVC's side as one of their ladies had to abandon play after suffering a twisted leg in the third set against DTS, and they eventually lost the game 2:3.
Tacy, the only daughter of a Union doctor, is surrounded by her loyal but often bitter and stern brother, David, who could not enlist due to his twisted leg from a childhood accident; her mama; and dear friends, Jennie and Marvelous.
The scale of it was soon evident to everyone when his twisted leg was thrust up into the air.
He walks with a crutch that supports a withered and twisted leg, instead of getting around on a cart.
It is a society where Kira, a girl with a twisted leg, must defend herself in a rudimentary court proceeding or be put to death as a burden on the community.
Visiting Althoff's apartment in June, I noticed a drawing leaning against the wall in his combo living room--kitchen, of a man with a twisted leg, the skin and flesh missing around the knee, the bony joint exposed.
Swimming puppy syndrome is also called as flat pup syndrome, twisted leg, turtle pup, splay leg, splay weak and myofibrillar hypoplasia (Suter, 1984).
Whether it's turn ups or cuffs, carrot or twisted leg, it seems this returning former favourite is here to stay.