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fore·foot

 (fôr′fo͝ot′)
n.
1. Either of the front feet of a quadruped.
2. Nautical The part of a ship at which the prow joins the keel.
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forefoot

(ˈfɔːˌfʊt)
n, pl -feet
1. (Zoology) either of the front feet of a quadruped
2. (Nautical Terms) nautical the forward end of the keel
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fore•foot

(ˈfɔrˌfʊt, ˈfoʊr-)

n., pl. -feet.
1. one of the front feet esp. of a quadruped.
2.
a. the point at which the stem of a hull joins the keel.
b. a curved member at this point in a wooden hull.
[1325–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.forefoot - a front foot of a quadrupedforefoot - a front foot of a quadruped    
animal foot, foot - the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings
quadruped - an animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking
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Translations

forefoot

[ˈfɔːfʊt] N (forefeet (pl)) [ˈfɔːfiːt]pie m delantero, pata f delantera
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forefoot

[ˈfɔːrfʊt] npatte f antérieure
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forefoot

nVorderfuß m
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forefoot

[ˈfɔːˌfʊt] n (-feet (pl)) → zampa anteriore
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

fore·foot

n. antepié, parte anterior del pie.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

forefoot

n antepié m, parte f anterior del pie
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References in classic literature ?
And Michael's jaw dropped down, his throat vibrated, his forefeet made restless little movements as if in the body he were running, as truly he was running in the mind, back to Steward, back through all the ages to the lost pack, and with the shadowy lost pack itself across the snowy wastes and through the forest aisles in the hunt of the meat.
The cat plays about her comrade's forefeet or his trunk often, until dogs approach, and then she goes aloft out of danger.
Swinging in mid-air, they hung te-naciously, their weight dragging down the creature's head and so retarding its speed that before it had reached me it was almost stopped and devoting all its energies to attempting to scrape off its attackers with its forefeet.
He reared up with his forefeet against the bole and reached high toward them with his long trunk; but Tarzan had foreseen this and clambered beyond the bull's longest reach.
A temporary easement of the Arangi's rolling gave him his opportunity, so that his forefeet were over the high combing of the companion when the next big roll came.
The horse rears and strikes the air with its forefeet. They are down at last.