- having the toes or feet turned inward.
Origin of pigeon-toed
First recorded in 1795–1805
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Examples from the Web for pigeon-toed
It did not sound like Silver, but it might be the pigeon-toed horse of Miss Allen.The Flying U's Last Stand
B. M. Bower
One would have imagined that he would deem it meet that a Kittredge should be pigeon-toed.His "Day In Court"
Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)
Animals with this deformity are "pigeon-toed," and are prone to interfere, the inside toe striking the opposite fetlock.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
United States Department of Agriculture
"I suppose you mean that red-headed, pigeon-toed brute that hangs around the Wrights' place," says she.The Man Next Door
Two stumbling figures fleeing, pigeon-toed and sharp-heeled, on the further side of the arroyo meant much to Dan Anderson.Heart's Desire
- having the toes turned inwards
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Word Origin and History for pigeon-toed
1788, originally of horses; see pigeon.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Having the toes turned inward.
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