from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Plural of crowfoot.


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  • Bink stepped toward it-but at that moment the Magician emerged from the foliage, plastered with crowfeet.

    The Source of Magic

  • When this is done it is not necessary to keep the shoulders back in a forced, strained position, and so make little crowfeet in the back of your gown.

    The Woman Beautiful or, The Art of Beauty Culture

  • The poppies, I find, (page 19, vol. i.) differ from crowfeet in being of a stupifying instead of a burning nature, and in generally having two sepals and twice two petals; "but as some poppies have three sepals, and twice three petals, the number of these parts is not sufficiently constant to form an essential mark."

    Proserpina, Volume 1 Studies Of Wayside Flowers

  • But too true friends were we not to be sincere in all we seriously said; and while Audubon confessed that he saw rather more plainly than when we parted the crowfeet in the corners of our eyes, we did not deny that we saw in him an image of the Falco Lencocephalus, for that, looking on his 'carum caput,' it answered his own description of that handsome and powerful bird, viz. 'the general color of the plumage above is dull hair-brown, the lower parts being deeply brown, broadly margined with greyish white.'

    The International Monthly, Volume 2, No. 4, March, 1851


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