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doughfoot

[ doh-foot ]
/ ˈdoʊˌfʊt /
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noun, plural dough·feet [doh-feet], /ˈdoʊˌfit/, dough·foots.Informal.
an infantryman in the U.S. Army, especially in World War II.
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Origin of doughfoot

1940–45; dough + foot, perhaps blend of doughboy and foot soldier
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