Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A long, narrow foot, carried (that is, produced or extending) forward, as in dogs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A long, narrow foot, carried (that is, produced or extending) forward; -- said of dogs.
  • n. A tree (Ochroma Lagopus) of the West Indies, having the stamens united somewhat in the form of a hare's foot.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The foot of a hare; a foot resembling a hare's foot.
  • n. A swift-footed person.
  • n. The ptarmigan, or any species of the genus Lagopus: so called because the densely feathered feet resemble those of the hare. See first cut under grouse.
  • n. A long, narrow foot, carried forward, such as is found in some dogs. V. Shaw, Book of the Dog.
  • n. In botany: Same as avens.
  • n. Same as hare's-foot, 1.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. illegitimate son of Canute who seized the throne of England in 1037 (died in 1040)

Etymologies

hare +‎ foot (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The kilder massed, one then and uhindred, (harefoot, birdy-hands, herringabone, beesknees), and they barneydansked a kathareen round to know the who and to show the howsome.

    Finnegans Wake

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