Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • With silent foot, as a cat; in the manner of a cat; stealthily;
  • n. A short, round foot, having the toes arched and the knuckles high.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • (I got a stealthy crouch on, and put a cat-foot forward.) 'But a minute, a brief minute, stands between you and eternity.'

    Local Colour

  • "Good," he said, and leaving her side he softly descended the stairs, crept cat-foot across the tavern floor and insinuated himself dexterously into the society of his friends, who were by this time far too mad and merry to show any surprise at his sudden re-appearance, or to question whence he came.

    If I Were King

  • (Chinese: 大熊貓; Hanyu Pinyin: dàxióngmāo; Tongyong Pinyin: dàsyóngmao; Wade-Giles: ta⁴hsiung²mao¹) (Ailuropoda melanoleuca, literally "cat-foot black-and-white") is a mammal classified in the bear family (Ursidae), native to central-western and southwestern China.

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  • Endangered Giant Panda Bears: baby and mommy playing (I have a much, much longer video - too long and big for youtube until I edit it) The Giant Panda (Chinese: 大熊貓; Hanyu Pinyin: dàxióngmāo; Tongyong Pinyin: dàsyóngmao; Wade-Giles: ta⁴hsiung²mao¹) (Ailuropoda melanoleuca, literally "cat-foot black-and-white") is a mammal classified in the bear family (Ursidae), native to central-western and southwestern China.

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  • To stalk, to watch unseen, to cat-foot down Reiker’s game trails and sniff the wind — it would be prudent as well as fun.

    DearlyDevotedDexter

  • "Still, I'll say for that most esteemable lady, that Missis Rucker never lays for Bowlaigs or assaults him ontil one afternoon when he catches the dinin'-room deserted an 'off its gyard an' goes romancin 'over, cat-foot an' surreptitious, an 'cleans up the tables of what chuck has been placed thar in antic'pation of supper.

    Wolfville Nights

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