forefoot

Part of speech: noun

A fore foot.

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Usage examples "forefoot":

  1. One forefoot crept slowly down the bark of the oak- and then the other- the one hind foot- and then its mate.... - "A Fool There Was", Porter Emerson Browne.
  2. Twice again Frank patiently tried to hold a hind leg, with the same result; and then he lifted a forefoot. - "The Last of the Plainsmen", Zane Grey.
  3. Because her mast was so far aft, her forefoot so deep and narrow, her helm so insufficient, that but for this gigantic sprit she would never come round, and even as it was she hung in stays and had to have her weather jib- sheet hauled in for about five minutes before she would come round. - "Hills and the Sea", H. Belloc.