Definition of Forefoot

1. Noun. A front foot of a quadruped.

Generic synonyms: Animal Foot, Foot
Group relationships: Quadruped



Definition of Forefoot

1. n. One of the anterior feet of a quadruped or multiped; -- usually written fore foot.

Definition of Forefoot

1. Noun. Either of the front feet of a quadruped. ¹

2. Noun. (context: shipbuilding) A piece of timber terminating the keel at the fore end, connecting it with the lower end of the stem. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To catch (a horse) by binding its front legs together with rope. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Forefoot

1. one of the front feet of an animal [n -FEET]

Medical Definition of Forefoot

1. A front foot of a quadruped. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forefoot

forefeel
forefeeling
forefeels
forefeet
forefelt
forefence
forefences
forefend
forefended
forefending
forefends
forefinger
forefingers
forefixed
foreflow
forefoot (current term)
forefooted
forefooting
forefront
forefronts
foregain
foregainst
foregame
foreganger
foregangers
foregather
foregathered
foregathering
foregathers
foregear

Literary usage of Forefoot

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1. The Strange Adventures of Andrew Battell of Leigh, in Angola and the by Andrew Battel, Samuel Purchas, Anthony Knivet (1901)
"They are the biggest creature in this country, except the elephant. They have great virtue in the claws of their left forefoot, ..."

2. The Life and Letters of George Bancroft by Mark Antony De Wolfe Howe (1908)
"To make things worse, his horse, as he rode with friends in the forest, stepped his forefoot into a mud hole, stumbled forward, threw Bismarck and keeled ..."

3. Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects by Royal Institution of Naval Architects (1879)
"some size of rudder, in the tideway of Liverpool, with the river crammed full of shipping, than one 100 feet shorter without the forefoot cut off. ..."

4. The Canadian Record of Science by Natural History Society of Montreal (1903)
"The figures show the relative positions of the hind and forefoot. ... The forefoot in a series of footmarks is not so near the hind as here represented, ..."

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