pied-de-biche

[ pee-ey-duh-beesh; French pyeyduh-beesh ]
/ piˌeɪ dəˈbiʃ; French pyeɪdəˈbiʃ /

noun, plural pieds-de-biche [pee-eyz-duh-beesh; French pyeyduh-beesh] /piˌeɪz dəˈbiʃ; French pyeɪdəˈbiʃ/. Furniture.

a termination to a leg, consisting of a slight outward curve ending in the semblance of a cloven hoof.

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Also called hoof foot.

Origin of pied-de-biche

< French: literally, doe's foot
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