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sin·​gle-foot ˈsiŋ-gəl-ˌfu̇t How to pronounce single-foot (audio)
plural single-foots


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single-footed; single-footing; single-foots

intransitive verb

of a horse
: to go at a rack
single-footer noun

Examples of single-foot in a Sentence

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The handle is full-size cork and the six single-foot guides are stainless steel with aluminum oxide ceramic inserts. Morgan Lyle, Field & Stream, 10 May 2023

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Word History

First Known Use


1867, in the meaning defined above


1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of single-foot was in 1867

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“Single-foot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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