[ kluhb-foot ]
/ ˈklʌbˌfʊt /
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noun, plural club·feet for 1.
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OTHER WORDS FROM clubfootclubfooted, adjective
Other definitions for clubfoot (2 of 2)
a knoblike foot formed from the end of a cabriole leg as a continuation of its lines: less flat than a pad foot but otherwise similar.
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How to use clubfoot in a sentence
The abnormality of club-foot may be pointed to as a reversion to the shape of the foot in the anthropoid apes.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
Common illustrations of such deforming developmental accidents are harelip, cleft palate, and club foot.The Mother and Her Child|William S. Sadler
He drew his club-foot a little further back; Felix seemed to be looking at it absently.Mysterious Mr. Sabin|E. Phillips Oppenheim
"Make room there," the waiter called to the vagrants, giving the sleeping Jungel a push with his club foot.Complete Short Works|Georg Ebers
His grim face, white and rigid, and his big club foot hanging pathetically from those black arms, could not be mistaken.The Clansman|Thomas Dixon
British Dictionary definitions for clubfoot
a congenital deformity of the foot, esp one in which the foot is twisted so that most of the weight rests on the heelTechnical name: talipes
a foot so deformed
nautical a boom attached to the foot of a jib
Derived forms of club footclub-footed, adjective
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