\ ˈtōd How to pronounce toed (audio) \

Definition of toed

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

Examples of toed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The wax figure sits cross-legged on a chair in the corner of Jenner’s home bar wearing a black sequin Dolce & Gabbana tuxedo jacket, complete with a pair of pointy-toed heels and a diamond ring. Natasha Reda, Glamour, "Kris Jenner Has a Life-Size Wax Figure of Herself in Her House," 21 Dec. 2019 While pointed-toed and round-toed boots remain popular, square-toed boots have begun capturing much of the market in recent years. The Editors, Field & Stream, "Three Things To Know Before You Buy Your Next Pair Of Cowboy Boots," 12 May 2020 Consumer score: 88% gave it 4 stars or higher The classic open-toed traction sandal. Janna Irons, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Water Shoes for Beach Days, Wet Hikes, and Just Jumping in Puddles," 26 Mar. 2020 It was followed not long afterward by aggressively square-toed leather slides with the trademark basket-weave intrecciato of the brand blown up to steroidal proportions, more bags, and quilted leather skirts and coats. Vanessa Friedman, New York Times, "Breaking the Curse of the It Bag," 18 Feb. 2020 LaTray, 47, wears a long black braid over her shoulder, silver hoop earrings, vest and kerchief, and square-toed cowboy boots. National Geographic, "Two visions collide amid push to restore Montana plains," 16 Jan. 2020 Close-toed boots are encouraged, but don’t always protect. New York Times, "They Love Trash," 16 Nov. 2019 Cox, a straight-on kicker who used a square-toed shoe, was one of the Vikings’ most valuable players since the team was founded in 1961. Richard Sandomir, New York Times, "Fred Cox, Vikings Kicker and an Inventor of Nerf Football, Dies at 80," 22 Nov. 2019 Thus babies in plays are rarer than odd-toed ungulates. Chris Jones, chicagotribune.com, "Attention new parents: 'Cry It Out' at Northlight is worth the price of a sitter," 20 May 2018

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First Known Use of toed

circa 1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for toed

toe entry 1

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The first known use of toed was circa 1611

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“Toed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toed. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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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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