instup
Instep In"step, n. [Formerly also {instop}, {instup}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The arched middle portion of the human foot next in front of the ankle joint. [1913 Webster]

2. The part of a shoe, boot, or stocking covering the instep[1]. [PJC]

3. That part of the hind leg of the horse and allied animals, between the hock, or ham, and the pastern joint. [1913 Webster]


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  • Instep — In step, n. [Formerly also {instop}, {instup}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The arched middle portion of the human foot next in front of the ankle joint. [1913 Webster] 2. The part of a shoe, boot, or stocking covering the instep[1]. [PJC] 3. That part of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • instop — Instep In step, n. [Formerly also {instop}, {instup}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The arched middle portion of the human foot next in front of the ankle joint. [1913 Webster] 2. The part of a shoe, boot, or stocking covering the instep[1]. [PJC] 3. That… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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