Definition of odd-leg in English:

odd-leg

adjective

  • Designating a pair of compasses or callipers having one of the two legs bowed or bent; usually as "odd-leg callipers". Also used as noun, in plural: = "jenny".

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The New English Dictionary. From odd + leg.

Pronunciation

odd-leg

/ˈɒdlɛɡ/