Jury Leg

(A). A wooden leg, or leg for the nonce. (See Jury Mast.)

“I took the leg off with my saw ... seared the stump ... and made a jury leg that he shambles about with as well as ever he did.” —Sir W. Scott: The Pirate, chap. xxxiv.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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