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club foot

noun, Furniture.
a knoblike foot formed from the end of a cabriole leg as a continuation of its lines: less flat than a pad foot but otherwise similar. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Common illustrations of such deforming developmental accidents are harelip, cleft palate, and club foot.

    The Mother and Her Child William S. Sadler
  • Byron had a club foot in his mind, and so Byron is a by-word.

    The Green Carnation Robert Smythe Hichens
  • Stevens had a club foot, and was compelled to use a cane in walking.

  • To be beautiful is so difficult, that even Byron had a club foot with all his genius.

    The Green Carnation Robert Smythe Hichens
  • In regard to feet, the ball-and-claw, and club foot were introduced.

  • Because, after all I find it suits me best to live alone, and then there's my club foot.

    Pelle the Conqueror, Complete Martin Anderson Nexo
  • The gentleman I don't want to see has a club foot—show him up, dearie.

    The House of Mystery William Henry Irwin
  • "Make room there," the waiter called to the vagrants, giving the sleeping Jungel a push with his club foot.

    Complete Short Works Georg Ebers
  • There ain't no club foot anywheres; it's just a game to gain time to give this coyote, Holt, a chance to make a get-away.

    Bulldog Carney W. A. Fraser
  • He looked everywhere in vain, however, for a man with a club foot and the girl in white and diamonds.

    Mysterious Mr. Sabin E. Phillips Oppenheim
British Dictionary definitions for club foot

club foot

a congenital deformity of the foot, esp one in which the foot is twisted so that most of the weight rests on the heel Technical name talipes
a foot so deformed
(nautical) a boom attached to the foot of a jib
Derived Forms
club-footed, adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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