Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Nimble; light-footed.
- n. Venison.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having a light, springy step; moving lightly and nimbly; nimble in running or dancing; active. Opposite of
“It went with Birdalone as Habundia had foretold, for she came home to the house glad of semblance, flushed and light-foot, so that she was lovely and graceful beyond her wont.”
“Where oh where, he wondered, are my light-foot lads?”
“Thus far she still walked slim and light-foot, her condition betrayed by no more than a fullness gathering in the breasts.”
“That was her philosophy as she went, light-foot, through the blue-ground heaps.”
“THERE came a little light-foot breeze a-dancing down the bay,”
“Went the light-foot Mysian maids, calling Hylas home.”
“Some light-foot friend post to the Duke of Norfolk:”
“After this simple introduction from the greater personage, his light-foot, volatile, graceful minister takes Alberich in hand and practising confidently upon his intoxicated conceit of power, his pride in the cleverness which had contrived ring and wishing-cap, uses him like a puppet of which all the strings should be in his hand.”
“So she went home light-foot with her sorrows beginning to fade and her heart beating happy again.”
“A door even was pointed at, smiled and winked at, passed by light-foot as they went along the gallery.”
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