one-legged

one-legged
,one-'legged || ‚əʊn'legd having an amputated leg

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • One Leg Too Few — is a comedy sketch written by Peter Cook and most famously performed by Cook and Dudley Moore. It is a classic example of comedy arising from an absurd situation which the participants take entirely seriously, and a demonstration of the… …   Wikipedia

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