dog•legPronunciation: (dôg'leg", dog'-), [key]
—n., adj., v., -legged, -leg•ging.
a route, way, or course that turns at a sharp angle.
to proceed around a sharp angle or along an angular or zigzag course: The road doglegged through the mountains.
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