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No, not necessarily a leg-fancier, a dancer:
a champion walker or an acrobat - though a legist might be any or all of those things.
You say this word LEEgist, with the g very soft (as in the French mange, or more or less like the s in treasure) and it means someone who's an expert on the law.
That's Tom Kettle looking like a lawyer (and a heart-throb) though he's actually best known as an economist.
How you tell a legist from a complete and utter charlatan, though, I have not the faintest idea.
Word To Use Today: legist. This word arrived in English in the 1400s from the Mediaeval Latin lēgista, from lēx, which means law.