spadefoot

[ speyd-foot ]
/ ˈspeɪdˌfʊt /

noun, plural spade·foots.

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Origin of spadefoot

First recorded in 1835–45; spade1 + foot

Definition for spadefoot (2 of 2)

spade foot

noun Furniture.

a square foot, tapering toward its bottom.

Origin of spade foot

First recorded in 1890–95
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British Dictionary definitions for spadefoot

spade foot

noun

a spadelike projection at the end of a chair leg
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