(prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm
the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
travel by walking
a support resembling a pedal extremity
lowest support of a structure
any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates
the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings
add a column of numbers
a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger
an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot
the lower part of anything
pay for something
The terminal part of the leg of man or an animal; esp., the part below the ankle or wrist; that part of an animal upon which it rests when standing, or moves. see manus, and pes.
The muscular locomotive organ of a mollusk. it is a median organ arising from the ventral region of body, often in the form of a flat disk, as in snails. see illust. of buccinum.
That which corresponds to the foot of a man or animal; as, the foot of a table; the foot of a stocking.
The lowest part or base; the ground part; the bottom, as of a mountain or column; also, the last of a row or series; the end or extremity, esp. if associated with inferiority; as, the foot of a hill; the foot of the procession; the foot of a class; the foot of the bed.
Fundamental principle; basis; plan;
Recognized condition; rank; footing;
A measure of length equivalent to twelve inches; one third of a yard. see yard.
Soldiers who march and fight on foot; the infantry, usually designated as the foot, in distinction from the cavalry.
A combination of syllables consisting a metrical element of a verse, the syllables being formerly distinguished by their quantity or length, but in modern poetry by the accent.
The lower edge of a sail.
To tread to measure or music; to dance; to trip; to skip.