What does break a leg mean?

What is the definition of break a leg?

"break a leg" means:

(idiom) good luck!

Example Sentences:

A: I have a presentation to do today!
B: Break a leg! I hope it goes well!

The actor was told to break a leg as he prepared to go on stage.

From the News:

Break a leg, say gamblers, as Mills enters dance contest

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