- 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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Examples from the Web for club-foot
The child might as well be punished because it squints or has club-foot.The Physical Life of Woman:
Dr. George H Napheys
It was a letter from 'the Man with the club-foot' to herself.
I even inquired respectfully for the man with the club-foot.
It is something like the uncovering of the dead Byron's club-foot.George Eliot's Life, Vol. III (of 3)
He has a club-foot and bites his nails, Rogers had told her.The Love Affairs of Lord Byron
Francis Henry Gribble
- 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
Word Origin and History for club-foot
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