clubfeet

clubfoot

[kluhb-foot]
noun, plural clubfeet for 1.
1.
a congenitally deformed or distorted foot.
2.
the condition of having such a foot; talipes.
3.
Also called club. Nautical. a short boom for fastening to the foot of a jib.

Origin:
1530–40; club + foot

clubfooted, adjective
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clubfoot club·foot (klŭb'fut')
n.
A congenital deformity of the foot, usually characterized by a curled shape or a twisted position of the ankle, heel, and toes. Also called talipes.

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