Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of rabbit's foot.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The Giants overall aren't a rabbit-foot sort of group.

    How Much Luck Is Needed? (No, Not Andrew)

  • From dire threats, such as pushing in the front of his face, from rabbit-foot fetishes to lucky horseshoes, from dinky jerkwater bids to the quarter-of-a-million-dollar offers of irresponsible nobodies, he knew the whole run of the surprise portion of his mail.

    Chapter I

  • Also rabbit-foot clover, mullein, day-lilies, and the first of the vexed purple loosestrife of the season.

    Sunday roadkill report

  • She picked a piece of rabbit-foot clover, still with one of its fuzzy, grayish pink flowers in place.

    The Unquiet

  • On the walk back, I noticed the rabbit-foot clover is coming into bloom--so pretty.

    rain and sun

  • We are slowly emerging from the crash of '93, and the cuckoos are cock-sure that Cleveland hoodooed with that financial rabbit-foot known as the gold-reserve -- that a country fairly bursting with wealth was saved from the demnition bowwows by the blessed expedient of going into debt; that labor found salvation by shouldering an added burden in the shape of interest-bearing bonds.

    The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 12

  • "But this is a magic rabbit-foot," Jimmie retorted, scornfully as if any sane person ought to know of the virtues of a left hind rabbit-foot.

    Boy Scouts in the Philippines Or, The Key to the Treaty Box

  • Slow-plodding perseverance is almost sure to tell against rabbit-foot, if not in a quarter race, in the elongated life race, which is most unerring test of "bottom."

    Recollections and reflections : an auto of half a century and more,

  • The clovers, though thoroughly naturalized, are most of them imported plants: the downy "rabbit-foot," or "stone-clover," the common red variety; the "zig-zag," and the "hop clovers" are all introduced.

    Rural Hours

  • Known as the Rabbit Foot King, Brand has turned out about 1,000,000 of these furry charms annually for the past 15 years in his rabbit-foot factory in New York's fur district and has cleaned up a small fortune in doing it.

    Modern Mechanix

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