rabbit's foot

the foot of a rabbit, especially the left hind foot carried as a good-luck charm.
Also, rabbit foot, rabbit-foot.

1810–20, Americanism

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These are not talismanic objects, the collegiate version of a lucky rabbit's foot.
The guy is surprised on his arrival at the lab's door to see a rabbit's foot hanging from a hook on the door.
Later in a moment of doe-eyed adoration, he gives him a rabbit's foot.
Here is one time that a rabbit's foot really did its work.
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