plural whitefeet see sense 3

Definition of whitefoot

1 : a white mark on a horse's foot between the fetlock and the coffin also : a horse having such a mark
2 usually capitalized : one of a secret society replacing the Whiteboys in Ireland about 1832
3 plural whitefoots : white-footed mouse

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First Known Use of whitefoot

1587, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Whitefoot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whitefoot. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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