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little toe

the fifth, outermost, and smallest digit of the foot.
Origin of little toe
First recorded in 1720-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • "Think lots," I said simply, watching her little toe as it tapped.

    The Haunted Pajamas Francis Perry Elliott
  • An ulcer on the little toe had slowly healed, but cramp-like muscular pains still occurred on walking.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension: Louis Marshall Warfield
  • A bullet went right through my left shoe and cut the skin off the top of my little toe.

    The Tree of Appomattox Joseph A. Altsheler
  • He lifted his foot, and to the little toe there clung the head of the half-killed snake, firm fixed in the agony of death.

  • It is interesting to find that the muscles of the little toe are diminishing in the Gorilla as in Man.

  • Soon after, little toe, with probably less logic but more loving, became possessed of a dollar to buy a steamboat like Craig's.

    Toaster's Handbook Peggy Edmund and Harold W. Williams, compilers
  • But just as he opened the door, Kashin gently but firmly stepped on poor Samuels's corn—on the little toe.

    Dust of New York Konrad Bercovici
  • "Very," said Lyndall, working with her little toe at a stone in the ground before her.

    The Story of an African Farm (AKA Ralph Iron) Olive Schreiner
  • I can walk only on one foot till somebody cuts off my little toe,' said the prince.

    What Two Children Did Charlotte E. Chittenden
  • It is not as if it were merely a little toe; I would only have to put my foot in my boot and no one would notice its absence.

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