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Foot

Definition of foot:

part of speech: noun

That part of its body on which an animal stands or walks; the lower part or base; a measure- 12 in. ( orig.) the length of a man's foot; foot soldiers; a division of a line of poetry; - pl. FEET ( fet).

part of speech: noun

An embryonic structure in ferns through which nourishment is obtained from the prothallus; the basal portion of the sporophyte in Mosses; an organ of locomotion, differing widely in different animals, from the tube- foot of Echinoderms, the muscular foot of Gastropods and Molluscs, the tarsus of Insects, to the foot of vertebrates and man.

part of speech: noun

Part of the body on which an animal walks; base; measure of 12 inches; foot- soldiers; unit of measure in metre.

part of speech: verb

To dance; walk.

part of speech: verb

To add a foot to, as a stocking; add figures in a column; colioquially, to pay; as, to foot the bill.

part of speech: noun

That part of the leg on which an animal walks or stands; the lower part, base, foundation, or end of anything; that part of a boot or stocking which receives the foot; a measure equal to twelve inches; unmounted soldiers; a number of syllables making part of a verse.

part of speech: verb

To dance; to walk; - pr. p. footing; pa. p. foot'ed.

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