a forked, metal device on a sewing machine used for holding the fabric in place while stitching.
Poetic Foot Vs. Poetic MeterPoetry has a lot of moving parts. If you’re reading this, chances are you’re starting to explore poetic analysis. Poetic foot and meter are a great place to start.
Origin of presser foot
First recorded in 1890–95
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Examples from the Web for presser foot
Every form was crouched in the effort to guide the seam through the presser-foot.The Long Day|Dorothy Richardson