Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of toe.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Telling them that everyone has ten little fingers and ten little toes is not going to make them see those who are different as "not real babies."

    I can't quite put my finger on it.

  • Switching things up and keeping them on their toes is least we can do, really, to set them on a good path in life.

    » When Parents Have Different Styles Strocel.com

  • This is helped, of course, by the fact that geckos 'toes are backwards-jointed, meaning that when they flex their toes they curl upward rather than downward, allowing them to peel their toes from the surface to which they are stuck.

    Gecko Feet: Natural Marvel

  • Stepping on toes is less good for your career then scratching backs.

    Is Too Much Time With Robots a Bad Thing? « Antiwar.com Blog

  • The Nets arrived losers of four straight - the Celtics clobbered them twice - but kept the Spurs on their toes from the start.

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  • I've got to bring out the big guns ... like threatening to hang them by their toes from the ceiling fan or promises of cold hard cash.

    Look Ma, No Ears

  • ` ` I think we were on our toes from the beginning, '' Daniel Sedin said.

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  • While English, German, and Norwegian consider fingers and toes to be entirely separate body parts, other languages, such as Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, and Russian, label toes as simply "foot fingers."

    Foot Fingers and Other Body Part Naming Curiosities

  • One of my second toes is longer than the third, and one is shorter.

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  • The allele for six fingers and toes is dominant in humans.

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