Definitions of toe

  1. walk so that the toes assume an indicated position or direction; " She toes inwards"
  2. the part of footwear that provides a covering for the toes
  3. one of the digits of the foot
  4. forepart of a hoof
  5. having a toe or toes of a specified kind; often used in combination; " long- toed"; " five- toed"
  6. touch with the toe
  7. hit the ball with the toe of the club, in golf
  8. drive obliquely; " toe a nail"
  9. ( golf) the part of a clubhead farthest from the shaft
  10. drive ( a golf ball) with the toe of the club
  11. hit ( a golf ball) with the toe of the club
  12. One of the terminal members, or digits, of the foot of a man or an animal.
  13. The fore part of the hoof or foot of an animal.
  14. Anything, or any part, corresponding to the toe of the foot; as, the toe of a boot; the toe of a skate.
  15. The journal, or pivot, at the lower end of a revolving shaft or spindle, which rests in a step.
  16. A lateral projection at one end, or between the ends, of a piece, as a rod or bolt, by means of which it is moved.
  17. A projection from the periphery of a revolving piece, acting as a cam to lift another piece.
  18. To touch or reach with the toes; to come fully up to; as, to toe the mark.
  19. To hold or carry the toes ( in a certain way).
  20. One of the five digits of the foot; the front of the foot, or of a stocking or other foot covering; opposite to heel; the fore part of a horse's hoof; anything resembling a toe; a projection.
  21. To touch, reach, or strike with the tip of the foot.
  22. Toed.
  23. Toeing.
  24. Digitus pedis, one of the digits of the feet.
  25. One of the five extremities at end of foot.
  26. One of the five small members at the point of the foot: the corresponding member of a beast's foot: the front of an animal's hoof.
  27. One of the five small members at the point of the foot; corresponding member of an animal's foot; front of an animal's hoof; part of a shoe, boot, & c., which covers the toes.
  28. Over; more than enough; also.
  29. To touch with the toes.
  30. To furnish with a toe.
  31. One of the digits of a foot; front part of a hoof, shoe, or the like.
  32. One of the small members which form the extremity of the foot, corresponding to a finger on the hand; the fore- part of the hoof of a horse, or of any other hoofed animal; any prolongation of the foot like a toe.
  33. One of the five branches which terminate a foot; one of the fore parts of the paw or foot of a beast.

Usage examples for toe

  1. Tell him Judge Bassio Bates's toe is quite well. – Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective by Ellis Parker Butler
  2. After a few hours' march I am like new from top to toe, and I press on swiftly. – Look Back on Happiness by Knut Hamsun
  3. The mud squeezed around so that his toe marks were filled right up. – Ethel Morton's Enterprise by Mabell S.C. Smith
  4. Then he would go over and mark out with his toe on the carpet a line which I was never to cross. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  5. It was in his eye, in his toe, as he came bowing forward. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  6. The mother, tied toe and thumb, was thrown into the water again. – A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 by Wallace Notestein
  7. It may be a pinch on the great toe if we drink too much and work too little. – Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle
  8. Och, but it's th' prackus I was frum top t' toe! – My Lady of the Chimney Corner by Alexander Irvine
  9. Can they pinch my toe now? – Six Little Bunkers at Cousin Tom's by Laura Lee Hope
  10. The good folks of the place were on the tip- toe of expectation and impatience. – Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce by E. R. Billings
  11. For the space of a second, Dorcas gazed at the toe of her patched working- boots. – Country Neighbors by Alice Brown
  12. The phalanges are the fourteen bones of the toes,- three in each except the great toe, which, like the thumb, has two. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  13. After a casual nod he stood looking at the floor and rubbing the toe of his heavy boot against his blow- pipe. – Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice
  14. A lady like that- why, she'd measure me from top to toe in one glance. – Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis by Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma
  15. He snarled at the servants, so that they went about the house upon tip- toe and fled his presence, and were constantly going away, causing Mrs. Newt to pass many hours of the week in an Intelligence Office. – Trumps by George William Curtis
  16. Give ye enough to eat, but make ye toe the mark! – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  17. Your toe went up the staircase? – The Bat by Avery Hopwood Mary Roberts Rinehart
  18. He was seen to dig his toe into the ground to get a brace, and he leaned far forward, with one hand outstretched, then he darted toward the mark. – Frank Merriwell's Chums by Burt L. Standish
  19. Did you stump your toe? – The Conjure Woman by Charles W. Chesnutt
  20. Each pressed a great toe, like a dark- skinned potato, on the seat in front of him for support in the fierce effort of rowing. – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson