Crow's-feet
Crow's-foot Crow's"-foot` (kr?z"f??t`), n.; pl. {Crow's-feet} (-f[=e]t`). [1913 Webster] 1. pl. The wrinkles that appear, as the effect of age or dissipation, under and around the outer corners of the eyes. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mil.) A caltrop. [Written also {crowfoot}.] [1913 Webster]

3. (Arch.) Same as {Bird's-mouth}. [U.S.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • crow's feet — n [plural] the very small lines that form in the skin near the eyes of older people crow s nest n a small box at the top of a ship s ↑mast from which someone can watch for danger, land etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • crow's feet — crow s ,feet noun plural INFORMAL WRINKLES in the skin at the corners of your eyes …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • crow's feet — noun a wrinkle in the skin at the outer corner of your eyes • Syn: ↑crow s foot, ↑laugh line • Hypernyms: ↑wrinkle, ↑furrow, ↑crease, ↑crinkle, ↑seam, ↑line * …   Useful english dictionary

  • crow's-feet — /ˈkroʊzˌfiːt/ noun [plural] : wrinkles around the outer corners of a person s eyes a new cream that is supposed to get rid of crow s feet …   Useful english dictionary

  • crow's feet — N PLURAL Crow s feet are wrinkles which some older people have at the outside corners of their eyes …   English dictionary

  • crow's feet — noun Wrinkles at the outer corners of the eye. Syn: laughter lines …   Wiktionary

  • crow's feet — a type of dynamic lines on the face consisting of small skin creases at the corners of the eyes …   Medical dictionary

  • crow's feet — n. wrinkles in the skin at the outside corner of the eyes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • crow's feet — noun (plural) very small lines in the skin near your eyes …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • crow's feet — UK / US noun [plural] informal wrinkles in the skin at the corners of your eyes …   English dictionary

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