MEANING: noun:
1. One who works while other workers are on strike.
2. A swindler, especially in games such as gambling.
3. One of various diseases of plants or cattle.

ETYMOLOGY: Its unclear how the term came to be employed for a strikebreaker. Earliest documented use: 1722.

CLACKLEG - playing the spoons on your prosthesis; sounds like castinets

BLANKLEG - a clean cast for your friends to sign

BACKLEG - what a dog marks his territory by raising