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  • adj. Light-footed.


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From light +‎ foot.


  • Its embarrassing to America to have lightfoot Franken in office as well as to have a arrogant elitist as president who really hasn't a clue as the past months have shown .......

    Franken handles Senate debut with a light touch

  • The colorful Sally lightfoot crab Graspus graspus is a distinctive shoreline species.

    Galápagos National Park & Galápagos Marine Resources Reserve, Ecuador

  • Then she walked lightfoot away, lifting her tail from her spotted flanks, while the young ones nimbly trotted.

    The Virgin and the Gypsy

  • Such then was its nature (_Lepus, levipes_, lightfoot, some think).

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 7

  • Even the visits of golden nymphs, sweet ambassadors of commerce, who rustle in and out of my room with memoranda, mail, manuscripts, aye, even these lightfoot figures fail to charm.


  • And eke, ye lightfoot mayds, which keepe the deere,


  • They barred the heavy door 'gainst lightfoot fear;

    The Listeners and Other Poems

  • And eke, ye lightfoot mayds, which keep the deere,


  • He came as of old habit; he had come when the lightfoot herds ranged from here to the sweet, mist-watered canons of the Coast Range, and the bucks went up to the windy mesas what time the young ran with their mothers, nose to flank.

    The Last Antelope

  • With rue my heart is laden For golden friends I had, For many a roselipt maiden And many a lightfoot lad.

    Collected Essays


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