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four-footed

[ fawr-foot-id, fohr- ]

adjective

  1. having four feet:

    He considers his dog to be his four-footed friend.



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Word History and Origins

Origin of four-footed1

1125–75; Middle English four foted

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Example Sentences

When he is almost there the three happy children go down to the barn to watch their four-footed friends come home.

Rudy took great pride in this knowledge; but he also learnt much from his four-footed friends.

A four-footed beast walks by lifting one foot at a time, but a four-horse team does not walk by lifting one horse at a time.

In fine, the camp was cleared of its fierce four-footed invaders, save those that had fallen.

He had not at that period assumed the four-footed condition in which you now behold him.

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