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pied-de-biche

[pee-ey-duh-beesh; French pyeyduh-beesh] /piˌeɪ dəˈbiʃ; French pyeɪdəˈbiʃ/
noun, plural pieds-de-biche
[pee-eyz-duh-beesh; French pyeyduh-beesh] /piˌeɪz dəˈbiʃ; French pyeɪdəˈbiʃ/ (Show IPA).
Furniture.
1.
a termination to a leg, consisting of a slight outward curve ending in the semblance of a cloven hoof.
Also called hoof foot.
Origin
< French: literally, doe's foot
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