Toeing
Toe Toe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Toed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Toeing}.] To touch or reach with the toes; to come fully up to; as, to toe the mark. [1913 Webster]

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  • toeing — təʊ n. one of the digits of the foot; front section (as of a sock, etc.) v. touch with the toes; kick with the toe …   English contemporary dictionary

  • toeing — present part of toe …   Useful english dictionary

  • in-toeing — /ˈɪn toʊɪŋ/ (say in tohing) noun (of children in the early stages of walking) the habit of pointing the toe or toes in, usually as a result of torsion of the bones in the hip or legs in utero. Compare out toeing. –in toed, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • out-toeing — /ˈaʊt toʊɪŋ/ (say owt tohing) noun (of children in the early stages of walking) the habit of pointing the toe or toes out, usually as a result of torsion of the bones of the hip or legs in utero. Compare in toeing. –out toed, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • toe — /toʊ / (say toh) noun 1. (in humans) one of the terminal members or digits of the foot. 2. an analogous part in other animals. 3. the forepart of the foot or hoof of a horse or the like. 4. a part, as of a stocking or shoe, to cover the toes. 5.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Toe the line — is an idiomatic expression with disputed origins. It is often equated to toe the mark, which has the same meaning: to conform to a rule or a standard. One documented origin of the phrase is as an athletics analogy that originated in the early… …   Wikipedia

  • Toe — Toe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Toed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Toeing}.] To touch or reach with the toes; to come fully up to; as, to toe the mark. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Toed — Toe Toe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Toed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Toeing}.] To touch or reach with the toes; to come fully up to; as, to toe the mark. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • herringbone — I. noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1659 1. a pattern made up of rows of parallel lines which in any two adjacent rows slope in opposite directions 2. a. a twilled fabric with a herringbone pattern; also a suit made of this fabric b. a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • toe — I. noun Etymology: Middle English to, from Old English tā; akin to Old High German zēha toe Date: before 12th century 1. a. (1) one of the terminal members of the vertebrate foot (2) the fore end of a foot or hoof b. a terminal segment of a limb… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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