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leggy

(of a plant) having an unusually long and weak stem
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Jurors heard Mr Livesley had arranged to meet 'Leggy' there to hand over PS80 he owed him.
These leggy shoots will not flower but will sap energy.
"They did look a little bit leggy over the course of the 90 minutes.
Mumbai, (Maharashtra) [India] Oct 5 ( ANI ): Bollywood's leggy lass Deepika Padukone is set to portray the role of an acid attack survivor in her next film.
I don't mean leggy as in they're old because Cattermole's still got a lot of football in him and he's mid-twenties.
Alby says he can interpret Leggy's gurgles and splutters into visions of what will be.
The softly-spoken McConville delayed weighing in to savour Leggy Lad's success - and the leggy ladies who wanted to enjoy it too.
An investigation was launched after an angry cabbie reported the behaviour to fire chiefs and used his mobile phone to snap a leggy blonde climbing out of a fire tender.
TV PRESENTER Kirsty Young poses for a glamorous photoshoot while declaring: "I'm not some leggy, pouty bird."
Tv presenter Kirsty Young poses for a glamorous photoshoot while declaring, "I'm not some leggy, pouty bird." The 39-year-old showed off her perfect pins in black stockings and stilettos for Good Housekeeping magazine.
Part of the problem is that the leggy creatures are hard to see.
The 60 year-old singer went down on bended knee at the Eiffel Tower, popped the question and produced a diamond engagement ring for the leggy blonde.