ORIGIN: Summer 2003. Our nephew Charlie, Tresaith Beach, West Wales. Aged 3 and 3/4.
'I can’t walk up to the hill (from the beach) I’ve got bendylegs.'
• the state or condition of weakness in legs: Mummy, I'm tired. I’ve got bendylegs
- a reason for non compliance on shopping trips and walks: I want to go home, I’ve got bendylegs
• the wonderful feeling of tiredness in your legs after a long walk, run or bike in the fresh air
bolthole (bōlt hōl)
a place where a person can escape and hide.
"he thought of Tresaith as a possible bolthole"
a hole or burrow by which a rabbit or other wild animal can escape.