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clubfoot

[ kluhb-foot ]
/ 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.
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Origin of clubfoot

First recorded in 1530–40; club + foot

OTHER WORDS FROM clubfoot

clubfooted, adjective

Other definitions for clubfoot (2 of 2)

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.
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British Dictionary definitions for clubfoot

club foot

noun
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 foot

club-footed, adjective
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Medical 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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