club foot


noun Furniture.

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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for club-foot

club foot


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 Formsclub-footed, adjective
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Word Origin and History for club-foot



also clubfoot, "deformed foot," 1530s, from club (n.) + foot (n.).

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