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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. To touch or reach with the toes; to come fully up to; as, to toe the mark.
  18. To hold or carry the toes ( in a certain way).
  19. 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.
  20. To touch, reach, or strike with the tip of the foot.
  21. Toed.
  22. Toeing.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. Over; more than enough; also.
  26. To touch with the toes.
  27. To furnish with a toe.
  28. One of the digits of a foot; front part of a hoof, shoe, or the like.
  29. 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.
  30. One of the five branches which terminate a foot; one of the fore parts of the paw or foot of a beast.
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Usage examples for toe

  1. 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
  2. Give ye enough to eat, but make ye toe the mark! – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  3. 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
  4. Tell him Judge Bassio Bates's toe is quite well. – Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective by Ellis Parker Butler
  5. It was in his eye, in his toe, as he came bowing forward. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  6. Did you stump your toe? – The Conjure Woman by Charles W. Chesnutt
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Can they pinch my toe now? – Six Little Bunkers at Cousin Tom's by Laura Lee Hope
  10. 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
  11. The mud squeezed around so that his toe marks were filled right up. – Ethel Morton's Enterprise by Mabell S.C. Smith
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Your toe went up the staircase? – The Bat by Avery Hopwood Mary Roberts Rinehart
  16. 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
  17. 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
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