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little toe

noun
1.
the fifth, outermost, and smallest digit of the foot.
Origin of little toe
1720-1730
1720-30
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  • Soon after, little toe, with probably less logic but more loving, became possessed of a dollar to buy a steamboat like Craig's.

    Toaster's Handbook Peggy Edmund and Harold W. Williams, compilers
  • "Think lots," I said simply, watching her little toe as it tapped.

    The Haunted Pajamas Francis Perry Elliott
  • The second toe is always the longest, and the little toe is not bent in the middle but straight like the others.

  • An ulcer on the little toe had slowly healed, but cramp-like muscular pains still occurred on walking.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension: Louis Marshall Warfield
  • It is not as if it were merely a little toe; I would only have to put my foot in my boot and no one would notice its absence.

  • A bullet went right through my left shoe and cut the skin off the top of my little toe.

    The Tree of Appomattox Joseph A. Altsheler
  • I can walk only on one foot till somebody cuts off my little toe,' said the prince.

    What Two Children Did Charlotte E. Chittenden
  • He lifted his foot, and to the little toe there clung the head of the half-killed snake, firm fixed in the agony of death.

  • At this invitation, the Crow stepped out and felt Pinocchio's pulse, his nose, his little toe.

    The Adventures of Pinocchio C. Collodi--Pseudonym of Carlo Lorenzini
  • It is interesting to find that the muscles of the little toe are diminishing in the Gorilla as in Man.

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