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animal foot

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n animal foot the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings
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Usage

In literature:

His foot took the animal fairly in the jaw, and lifted it from the floor, just as the girl turned.
"Heart of the Blue Ridge" by Waldron Baily
Still patting the animal, Vaughan shortened the rein, and quietly lifted his right foot.
"In the Musgrave Ranges" by Jim Bushman
Now Lincoln and Little Foot were wrestling, thrashing about like two wild animals.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
It almost paralyzed his foot, for the animal seemed to be made of wood or bone.
"The Einstein See-Saw" by Miles John Breuer
The flesh of birds is lighter, drier, and easier of digestion, than that of four-footed animals.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
It was constructed only for foot passengers, as the Peruvians had no animals larger than the lama or sheep.
"Ferdinand De Soto, The Discoverer of the Mississippi" by John S. C. Abbott
If I am not mistaken, there are some four-footed animals!
"The Voyages and Adventures of Captain Hatteras" by Jules Verne
The most dangerous animal seems to be a two-foot-tall arthropod.
"Competition" by James Causey
It would not do to hurry the animal, since a slight disturbance might cause him to loose his footing.
"A Waif of the Mountains" by Edward S. Ellis
A tremendous animal was the club-footed Malan.
"Dwellers in the Hills" by Melville Davisson Post
Many men were about the animal and Don Diego had bound tightly a cord of rawhide about the knee, and water was being poured on the foot.
"The Flute of the Gods" by Marah Ellis Ryan
Just as soon as the animal was out of the water and placed on the platform, the pilot put his foot on his back.
"Friars and Filipinos" by Jose Rizal
The central space is reserved for the four two-footed animals.
""And they thought we wouldn't fight"" by Floyd Gibbons
Another of these footed sea-men makes his appearance in the book of Gellius on Animals.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 93, July, 1865" by Various
Four-footed animals are scarce, considering how very thinly these forests are inhabited by men.
"Wanderings in South America" by Charles Waterton
They were fleet-footed animals, and he was himself well mounted.
"Little Wolf" by M. A. Cornelius
When the animal stamps his foot with pain, he only drives the shaft still deeper into his limb.
"The Pearl of India" by Maturin M. Ballou
He was so intent on watching these animals that he set his foot on a twig which cracked.
"Dusty Star" by Olaf Baker
Abstinence from the flesh of four-footed animals was perpetually and universally enforced.
"Women of Early Christianity" by Alfred Brittain
Scarcely was she settled than the scream of a great cat sounded beneath her, and she heard the animal on the ground at the foot of the tree.
"Warrior of the Dawn" by Howard Carleton Browne
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In news:

Sweetwater County Animal Control officials are trying to decide what to do with a five-foot boa constrictor snake that was recently found on a county road, according to Sweetwater County Sheriff's Department spokesman Dick Blust.
Vero Beach Police Department's animal control officer Bruce Dangerfield captured this 10-foot-long boa constrictor near the 2200 block of Old Dixie Highway early Thursday morning.
The sick animal wandered into the Jimmy Buffett-inspired Cheeseburger in Paradise restaurant in California, Maryland Thursday afternoon and bit a woman's foot, according to MyFoxDC.
Henry Schein Animal Health, a veterinary products and services wholesaler in Scotland, uses a 140,000-square-foot distribution facility that houses more than 15,000 items of stock and a state-of-the-art Knapp picking and packing line.
You can go to almost any cubic foot of ocean, stream, coral, backyard, ice shelves even, and if you look, you'll find scores of little animals and plants busy making a living.
Without it, human transportation would still be only by foot, or animal power.
Collecting DNA samples isn't easy, especially when your subject is a 10-foot animal that wants to eat you.
The rookie running back reveals his run-in with a foot wear obsessed animal.
An actual elephant—a two-foot-tall stuffed animal named Annabelle that Kayak 's co-founder and chief technology officer, Paul English, bought and put in a conference room.
LAURELVILLE, Ohio — An Amish farmer in Ohio is accused of keeping dozens of dogs in gruesome settings, including injured animals living in feces a foot deep.
A 10-foot tall inflatable pig beside the protesters Mercy For Animals.
One thousand photos of the people and places that animate City Heights cover a 44-foot mosaic that adorns a wall along 43rd Street.
The six-foot lizard eats small animals, including dogs and cats, warns the local sheriff.
Members of the national animal rights organization Mercy For Animals, joined by a 10-foot tall inflatable abused pig, will greet shoppers outside Walmart on North 7th in Bozeman today from 11 am – noon.
LAS CRUCES The Doña Ana County Humane Society is working with Calista Animal Hospital to raise funds for surgery to save Booboo, a purebred poodle who was surrendered with an injured foot.
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