clubfoot

[ kluhb-foo t ]
/ ˈklʌbˌfʊt /

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

club·foot·ed, 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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