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foot drop

noun, Pathology
1.
extension of the foot caused by paralysis of the flexor muscles of the leg.
Origin of foot drop
1905-1910
1905-10
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  • It teetered crazily over the ten foot drop to the floor below.

    Feline Red Robert Sampson
  • Frederick ordered her to be quiet, and she let her foot drop again on the leather upholstery.

    Atlantis Gerhart Hauptmann

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