Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pigeon-toed; having the toes turned in.

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Examples

  • Mary, aged nineteen, has a scar on her face, walks parrot-toed, and is

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • No matter how I twisted, turned and doubled, still she was behind me, nearer and nearer, never relaxing her speed, while with every backward glance I gave, her brown calico dress flew higher and higher, and her parrot-toed feet stepped over each other more and more swiftly.

    Sea-Gift. A Novel.

  • The New Orleans Bulletin, August 18, 1838, advertises "the negress Mary, aged nineteen, has a scar on her face, walks parrot-toed, and is pregnant."

    American Slavery As It Is: Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses

  • You did not come aboard parrot-toed, like a country-girl waltzing; but set the ball of the foot firmly on the wood, and swung off the length of your arms, like a man who knows how to humour the muscles.

    Homeward Bound or, the Chase

  • Their figures are bad, and the greater part of them are parrot-toed. "

    Primitive Love and Love-Stories

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