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all fours

noun plural

Definition of all fours

  1. 1 a :  all four legs of a quadruped b :  the two legs and two arms of a person when used to support the body <down on all fours>

  2. 2 singular in construction :  any of various card games in which points are scored for the high trump, low trump, jack of trumps, and game



15th Century

First Known Use of all fours

15th century


ALL FOURS Defined for Kids

all fours

noun plural

Definition of all fours for Students

  1. :  all four legs of a four-legged animal or both legs and both arms of a person <The baby is still crawling on all fours.>




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