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heavy legs pl (plural only)

  1. An alleged medical condition, described as an unpleasant sensation of pain and heaviness in the lower limbs.
    • 2012 June 29, Kevin Mitchell, “Roger Federer back from Wimbledon 2012 brink to beat Julien Benneteau”, in the Guardian[1]:
      Ultimately, it was Benneteau whose body and resolve collapsed, as he twice received massage to heavy legs in the fifth set, a stretching of the regulations allowing for strictly medical attention on court.