What is the origin of Akimbo

meaning of akimbo in English

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He laughs heartily when villains and foes fall beneath his heavy hand of justice, and he stands triumphantly akimbo when the danger has passed.
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However, there is no extant form of "akimbo"spelled with" cam "; and the earliest form of the word," kenebowe ", is a long way from" cam ".
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The seal character for "liu" suggests the arms akimbo posture.
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The forms "akembo" and "akimbo"are found in the 18th century, with"akimbo"gradually becoming the standard.
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After a preparatory dance, the dancer prepares and addresses the bar, lowering and leaning back their body while balancing on feet akimbo with knees extended backwards.
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