Definition of 'cross-legged'
Example sentences containing 'cross-legged'
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He lived in a solitary cell just long enough to lie in and wide enough to sit cross-legged. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Sit cross-legged on the floor or in a chair with straight spine. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We sit cross-legged beside half a drum kit. Times, Sunday Times (2007)My message is that meditation is not necessarily about sitting on the floor cross-legged and chanting for hours. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Sitting cross-legged on the floor with my big thighs and dodgy knees was quite uncomfortable, though. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She then commanded us all to sit on the floor, preferably cross-legged. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He sat cross-legged on the floor, lecturing to his friends. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Forget sitting cross-legged and humming. The Sun (2010)But the old limb was made of heavy sponge, making it impossible to wear cross-legged on the floor. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Once cross-legged on the floor, we are told to imagine that we are a branch floating down a river. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I am sitting cross-legged on the floor with a glue pot in one hand and a wavy green ribbon representing my first love in the other. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I had to sit cross-legged for 14 hours. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Definition of cross-legged from the Collins English Dictionary
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