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Definition of toed

1 : having a toe or toes especially of a specified kind or number usually used in combination five-toedround-toed shoes
2 [ from past participle of 2toe ] : driven obliquely a toed nail also : secured by diagonal or oblique nailing

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At first, the miner thought the long-toed appendage belonged to an ancient lizard, given its resemblance to the feet of local lizards. Michael Greshko, National Geographic, "Ancient bird foot found in amber has bizarrely long toes," 11 July 2019 Unlike open-toed sandals and sock-like slip-ons, these shoes can handle both rocky river bed and steep trail with support and protective coverage. Karen Campbell,, "Hybrid footwear for all terrains," 4 July 2019 Tajima and the others were dressed traditionally and for teamwork, in identical happi jackets made of light cotton and wearing white jika-tabi, the split-toed shoes of the Japanese laborer. Neil Shea, National Geographic, "Tokyo became a megacity by reinventing itself," 12 June 2019 For both kinds of trips, low-heeled, open-toed sandals work for day or night, along with slip-on flats. Amy Tara Koch, Washington Post, "Leave the suitcase at home. Here’s why you should just take a carry-on, and how to pack it.," 7 June 2019 Sandals, open-toed shoes and slip-ons are not accepted for safety reasons., "’Go Ape’ at Cleveland Metroparks provides high-flying fun," 5 June 2019 For many, open-toed footwear means double the real estate for your favorite nail polishes, and come spring, there are plenty of options. Glamour, "The 10 Best Pedicure Shades for Spring, According to Pros," 14 Mar. 2019 The erasure of trainers, dad-like or otherwise, in favor of square-toed black leather shoes and new high boots for men. Nicole Phelps, Vogue, "The Top 10 Collections of the Fall 2019 Season," 8 Mar. 2019 There was even talk during his days as a twinkle-toed prospect of calling him up to Spain’s Under-21 team. Joshua Robinson, WSJ, "Russian Soccer’s Foreign Agent," 24 June 2018

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First Known Use of toed

circa 1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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toe entry 1

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Medical Definition of toed

: having a toe or toes especially of a specified kind or number usually used in combination five-toed

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