adjective Etymology: 1toe Date: circa 1611 1. having a toe or toes especially of a specified kind or number — usually used in combination <
round-toed shoes
2. [from past participle of toe (II)] driven obliquely <
a toed nail
; also secured by diagonal or oblique nailing

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • -toed — «tohd», adjective. 1. driven into wood, etc., on a slant: »a toed nail. 2. fastened with nails driven in this way: »a toed board. toed, combining form. having toes: »Three toed = having three toes. * * * /ˈtoʊd/ adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • Toed — Toed, a. 1. Having (such or so many) toes; chiefly used in composition; as, narrow toed, four toed. [1913 Webster] 2. (Carp.) Having the end secured by nails driven obliquely, said of a board, plank, or joist serving as a brace, and in general of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • toed — tōd adj having a toe or toes esp. of a specified kind or number usu. used in combination <five toed> …   Medical dictionary

  • toed — [tōd] adj. 1. having (a specified kind or number of) toes: usually in hyphenated compounds [three toed] 2. a) driven slantingly: said of a nail b) fastened by nails driven slantingly …   English World dictionary

  • toed — grot·toed; in·toed; mot·toed; toed; …   English syllables

  • toed — /tohd/, adj. 1. having a toe: a toed clog; toed stockings. 2. having a toe of a specific kind or number (usually used in combination): three toed sloth. 3. Carpentry. a. (of a nail) driven obliquely. b. toenailed. [1605 15; TOE + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • toed — [[t]toʊd[/t]] adj. 1) having a toe: toed stockings[/ex] 2) zool. having a toe of a specific kind or number (used in combination): three toed sloth[/ex] 3) bui a) (of a nail) driven obliquely b) fastened by toed nails • Etymology: 1605–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • toed — adjective having a toe or toes of a specified kind; often used in combination • Ant: ↑toeless • Similar to: ↑pointy toed, ↑pointed toe, ↑square toed, ↑squared toe, ↑two toed, ↑two toe …   Useful english dictionary

  • toed — toe ► NOUN 1) any of the five digits at the end of the foot. 2) the lower end, tip, or point of something. ► VERB (toes, toed, toeing) ▪ push, touch, or kick with one s toes. ● make someone s toes curl …   English terms dictionary

  • 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

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