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Webster 1913 Edition


Forefoot

Fore′footˊ

,
Noun.
1.
One of the anterior feet of a quadruped or multiped; – usually written
fore foot
.
2.
(Shipbuilding)
A piece of timber which terminates the keel at the fore end, connecting it with the lower end of the stem.

Webster 1828 Edition


Forefoot

FOREFOOT

, n.
1.
One of the anterior feet of a quadruped or multiped.
2.
A hand, in contempt.
3.
In a ship, a piece of timber which terminates the keel at the fore-end.

Definition 2022


forefoot

forefoot

English

Noun

forefoot (plural forefeet)

  1. Either of the front feet of a quadruped.
  2. (shipbuilding) A piece of timber terminating the keel at the fore end, connecting it with the lower end of the stem.

Verb

forefoot (third-person singular simple present forefoots, present participle forefooting, simple past and past participle forefooted)

  1. (transitive) To catch (a horse) by binding its front legs together with rope.
    The rodeo had a forefooting contest.

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