Meaning of “three-legged race” in the English Dictionary

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"three-legged race" in British English

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three-legged racenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌθriːˈleɡ.ɪd ˌreɪs/ us /ˌθriːˈleɡ.ɪd ˌreɪs/

a race in which the right leg of one person is tied to the left leg of another person, and the two people run together as if they had three legs

(Definition of “three-legged race” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)