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  • n  the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    armored from head to foot
  • n  a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
  • n  the lower part of anything
    curled up on the foot of the bed
    the foot of the page
    the foot of the list
    the foot of the mountain
  • n  the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings
  • n  lowest support of a structure
    he stood at the foot of the tower
  • n  any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates
  • n  travel by walking
    he followed on foot
    the swiftest of foot
  • n  a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger
  • n  an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot
    there came ten thousand horsemen and as many fully-armed foot
  • n  (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm
  • n  a support resembling a pedal extremity
    one foot of the chair was on the carpet
  • v  pay for something
    foot the bill
  • v  walk
  • v  add a column of numbers

  • The National Association of Chiropodists met in New York with a thousand foot-doctors in attendance and adopted a committee report in which New York City is credited with having .
  • The 8,700-square-foot house, built in 1973, has Mexican tile throughout, five bedrooms and seven bathrooms.
  • Step 4: Lower your right heel slowly while moving your (still weightless) left foot backward until the toes of your left foot are aligned with the heel of your right foot.
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  • Barack Obama in Telegraph.co.uk
    Mr Obama described the former president, who remains the country's dominant political force, as someone who still has "one foot in the old ways of doing business and one foot in the new".
  • Michelle Wie in The Associated Press
    I try not to get (frustrated),Wie said. "This was kind of one of those days where nothing goes as planned. But I felt better coming in, so hopefully it starts off on the right foot. I'll try to go for some birdies and try to (play) on the...
  • Mike Scioscia in USA Today
    At times we played good baseball. At times we shot ourselves in the foot,Angels manager Mike Scioscia said. "The Yankees are a team that you can't give extra outs to. We did it in a couple of games. And obviously it cost us. You know, I...

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