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toe clip

a device attached to a bicycle pedal that grips the front part of the rider's shoe to keep the foot from slipping off the pedal.
Origin of toe clip
1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Also, they may arise from unskilful fitting of the toe-clip, especially in the hind-foot of a heavy animal.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks
  • When the contraction is bilateral, the saw-cuts, one or more in number, are placed on each side of the toe-clip.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks
  • Matt had come to a quick stop, disengaging his right foot from the toe-clip and bracing the motor-cycle upright.

    Motor Matt's "Century" Run Stanley R. Matthews
  • The right pedal and toe-clip dug into the horse's ribs and caused a good deal of shying and side-stepping.

  • This renders that very ingenious foot destroyer, the toe-clip, unnecessary.

    The Mule Harvey Riley

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