Toe drop
Toe Toe, n. [OE. too, taa, AS. t[=a]; akin to D. teen, G. zehe, OHG. z[=e]ha, Icel. t[=a], Sw. t[*a], Dan. taa; of uncertain origin. [root]60.] 1. (Anat.) One of the terminal members, or digits, of the foot of a man or an animal. ``Each one, tripping on his toe.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) The fore part of the hoof or foot of an animal. [1913 Webster]

3. Anything, or any part, corresponding to the toe of the foot; as, the toe of a boot; the toe of a skate. [1913 Webster]

4. (Mach.) (a) The journal, or pivot, at the lower end of a revolving shaft or spindle, which rests in a step. (b) 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. (c) A projection from the periphery of a revolving piece, acting as a cam to lift another piece. [1913 Webster]

{Toe biter} (Zo["o]l.), a tadpole; a polliwig.

{Toe drop} (Med.), a morbid condition of the foot in which the toe is depressed and the heel elevated, as in talipes equinus. See {Talipes}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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