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- n. A deformity of the second, third, or fourth toe causing it to be permanently bent at the first joint, resembling a hammer.
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As a barefoot runner, I won’t have athlete’s foot, bunions, black toenails or hammer toe from non-breathing constrictive shoes.
When I came home to announce that Sister Gallardia would be having her hammer toe operated on and we would be getting out of school early on Wednesday, my mother added, without even looking up from her machine, “Prince Spaghetti Day!”