clubfoot

[ kluhb-foo t ]
/ ˈklʌbˌfʊt /
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noun, plural club·feet for 1.

a congenitally deformed or distorted foot.
the condition of having such a foot; talipes.
Also called club. Nautical. a short boom for fastening to the foot of a jib.

Nearby words

  1. clubbed finger,
  2. clubber,
  3. clubbing,
  4. clubby,
  5. clubface,
  6. clubhand,
  7. clubhaul,
  8. clubhouse,
  9. clubhouse sandwich,
  10. clubland

Origin of clubfoot

First recorded in 1530–40; club + foot

Related formsclub·foot·ed, adjective

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Medicine definitions for clubfoot

clubfoot

[ klŭbfut′ ]

n.

A congenital deformity of the foot, usually characterized by a curled shape or a twisted position of the ankle, heel, and toes.talipes

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