ball and claw feet

ball-and-claw foot

[bawl-uhn-klaw]
noun Furniture.
a foot having the form of a bird's claw grasping a ball.
Also called claw-and-ball foot.


Origin:
1900–05

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To ball and claw feet
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: ball and chain
Next Definition: ball and claw foot
Words Near: ball and claw feet
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for ball and claw feet
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing ball and claw feet
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature