To foot it
Foot Foot, v. t. 1. To kick with the foot; to spurn. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To set on foot; to establish; to land. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

What confederacy have you with the traitors Late footed in the kingdom? --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To tread; as, to foot the green. --Tickell. [1913 Webster]

4. To sum up, as the numbers in a column; -- sometimes with up; as, to foot (or foot up) an account. [1913 Webster]

5. To seize or strike with the talon. [Poet.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

6. To renew the foot of, as of a stocking. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{To foot a bill}, to pay it. [Colloq.] -- {To foot it}, to walk; also, to dance. [1913 Webster]

If you are for a merry jaunt, I'll try, for once, who can foot it farthest. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


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