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Hocks, plates means: Feet

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Hocks, plates means: Feet

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Hocks, plates means: Feet

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Perch (n.): In solid measure: A mass 16/ feet long, 1 foot in height, and 1/ feet in breadth, or 24/ cubic feet (in local use, from 22 to 25 cubic feet); -- used in measuring stonework.

Cord (n.): A solid measure, equivalent to 128 cubic feet; a pile of wood, or other coarse material, eight feet long, four feet high, and four feet broad; -- originally measured with a cord or line.

Palanquin (n.): An inclosed carriage or litter, commonly about eight feet long, four feet wide, and four feet high, borne on the shoulders of men by means of two projecting poles, -- used in India, China, etc., for the conveyance of a single person from place to place.

Apode (n.): One of certain animals that have no feet or footlike organs; esp. one of certain fabulous birds which were said to have no feet.

Juger (n.): A Roman measure of land, measuring 28,800 square feet, or 240 feet in length by 120 in breadth.

Stock (n.): A frame of timber, with holes in which the feet, or the feet and hands, of criminals were formerly confined by way of punishment.

Pettitoes (n. pl.): The toes or feet of a pig, -- often used as food; sometimes, in contempt, the human feet.

Kitchen middens (): Relics of neolithic man found on the coast of Denmark, consisting of shell mounds, some of which are ten feet high, one thousand feet long, and two hundred feet wide. The name is applied also to similar mounds found on the American coast from Canada to Florida, made by the North American Indians.

Ballotade (v. i.): A leap of a horse, as between two pillars, or upon a straight line, so that when his four feet are in the air, he shows only the shoes of his hind feet, without jerking out.

Footbath (n.): A bath for the feet; also, a vessel used in bathing the feet.

Pedestrial (a.): Of or pertaining to the feet; employing the foot or feet.

Gallop (v. i.): A mode of running by a quadruped, particularly by a horse, by lifting alternately the fore feet and the hind feet, in successive leaps or bounds.

Pediluvy (n.): The bathing of the feet, a bath for the feet.

Tetrapody (n.): A set of four feet; a measure or distance of four feet.

Step (a.): To move the foot in walking; to advance or recede by raising and moving one of the feet to another resting place, or by moving both feet in succession.

-pod (): A combining form or suffix from Gr. poy`s, podo`s, foot; as, decapod, an animal having ten feet; phyllopod, an animal having leaflike feet; myriapod, hexapod.

Wet-shod (a.): Having the feet, or the shoes on the feet, wet.

Blacksnake (n.): A snake of a black color, of which two species are common in the United States, the Bascanium constrictor, or racer, sometimes six feet long, and the Scotophis Alleghaniensis, seven or eight feet long.

Toise (a.): An old measure of length in France, containing six French feet, or about 6.3946 French feet.

Two-foot (a.): Measuring two feet; two feet long, thick, or wide; as, a two-foot rule.

Anseres (n. pl.): A Linnaean order of aquatic birds swimming by means of webbed feet, as the duck, or of lobed feet, as the grebe. In this order were included the geese, ducks, auks, divers, gulls, petrels, etc.

Yapock (n.): A South American aquatic opossum (Chironectes variegatus) found in Guiana and Brazil. Its hind feet are webbed, and its fore feet do not have an opposable thumb for climbing. Called also water opossum.

Tetrameter (n.): A verse or line consisting of four measures, that is, in iambic, trochaic, and anapestic verse, of eight feet; in other kinds of verse, of four feet.

Kick (v. i.): To thrust out the foot or feet with violence; to strike out with the foot or feet, as in defense or in bad temper; esp., to strike backward, as a horse does, or to have a habit of doing so. Hence, figuratively: To show ugly resistance, opposition, or hostility; to spurn.

Accent (n.): A mark used to denote feet and inches; as, 6' 10'' is six feet ten inches.

Return (n.): The continuation in a different direction, most often at a right angle, of a building, face of a building, or any member, as a molding or mold; -- applied to the shorter in contradistinction to the longer; thus, a facade of sixty feet east and west has a return of twenty feet north and south.

Grade (n.): The rate of ascent or descent; gradient; deviation from a level surface to an inclined plane; -- usually stated as so many feet per mile, or as one foot rise or fall in so many of horizontal distance; as, a heavy grade; a grade of twenty feet per mile, or of 1 in 264.

Velocipede (n.): A light road carriage propelled by the feet of the rider. Originally it was propelled by striking the tips of the toes on the roadway, but commonly now by the action of the feet on a pedal or pedals connected with the axle of one or more of the wheels, and causing their revolution. They are made in many forms, with two, three, or four wheels. See Bicycle, and Tricycle.

Victoria (n.): A genus of aquatic plants named in honor of Queen Victoria. The Victoria regia is a native of Guiana and Brazil. Its large, spreading leaves are often over five feet in diameter, and have a rim from three to five inches high; its immense rose-white flowers sometimes attain a diameter of nearly two feet.

Plethrum (n.): A long measure of 100 Greek, or 101 English, feet; also, a square measure of 10,000 Greek feet.

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Meaning of ramshorn

ramshorn means: a box with slatted sides, about eight feet long, threee feet wide and three feet deep, used in washing fish

Meaning of Cherubs

Cherubs means: Altitude under 1,000 feet, measured in hundreds of feet (“cherubs two” means 200 feet).

Meaning of hair of the feet

hair of the feet means: "Feet" refers to the male organs and "hair" here is pubic hair. {"In the same day shall the Lord shave with a tazor that is hired, namely, by them beyond the river, by the king of Assyria, the head, and the hair of the feet: and it shall also comsume the beard." Isaiah 7:20 King James Version}.

Meaning of Cable

Cable means: A measure of length or distance. Equivalent to (UK) 1/10 nautical mile, approx. 600 feet; (USA) 120 fathoms, 720 feet (219 m); other countries use different values.

Meaning of kipper feet

kipper feet means: Noun. Feet that point outwards.

Meaning of Nautical Mile

Nautical Mile means: One minute of latitude; approximately 6076 feet: about 1/8 longer than the statute mile of 5280 feet.

Meaning of GET ONE'S FEET WET

GET ONE'S FEET WET means: Get one's feet wet is slang for to do something for the first time.

Meaning of Wet Feet

Wet Feet means: Having 2 or 3 feet across the throwing line

Meaning of GET BACK ON ONE'S FEET

GET BACK ON ONE'S FEET means: Get back on one's feet is slang for to return to normal after a period of illness or serious problems.

Meaning of FEET AND YARDS

FEET AND YARDS means: Feet and yards is London Cockney rhyming slang for playing cards.

Meaning of HANDS AND FEET

HANDS AND FEET means: Hands and feet is London Cockney rhyming slang for meat.

Meaning of HAPPY FEET

HAPPY FEET means: Happy feet is nursing slang for having a grand mal epileptic seizure.

Meaning of GET COLD FEET

GET COLD FEET means: Get cold feet is slang for to lose one's nerve at the last moment.

Meaning of dogs are barking

dogs are barking means: To be footsore and weary. Created from rhyming slang dog meat = feet. So having yer dogs barking means your feet are shouting with pain.

Meaning of Angels

Angels means: Altitude, measured in thousands of feet (“angels fifteen” means 15,000 feet above sea level). Also, a term lovingly ascribed to the rescue helicopter by any aviator who has experienced an ejection and subsequent helicopter rescue.

Meaning of split the kipper, splitsey

split the kipper, splitsey means: (1) kicking a person in the testicles while two people held each leg akimbo (2) a game played by "big lads." It involved standing facing each other, about 3 - 5 feet apart, on a grassy area and taking a knife (usually a pen-knife), which you would then throw at your opponent's feet. He would have to (without walking) plant his foot where the knife landed and pull it out of the ground without falling over. He would then throw the knife at YOUR feet and you would have to do the same. The first person to flinch or fall over when trying to retrieve the knife was the loser. It was basically like a game of Twister, but with the added thrill of possibly being wounded included. (ed: I remember playing this game in Caerffili, Wales during the 50's - 60's but I think it had a different name... any ideas??)

Meaning of Fathom

Fathom means: A nautical unit of measurement equal to approximately six feet. Sailors didn't go around carrying rulers in their back pocket so they used their bodies instead. For instance to measure fathoms, a sailor would grab a line (rope) and pulling it between outstretched arms the distance from tip of left index finger to tip of right index finger was approximately one fathom or six feet. (If the sailor was six feet) The following are other common approximate measurements of a six foot tall person. The distance from tip of nose to tip of an outstretched arm: one yard (three feet) The distance from elbow to tip of finger: one cubit (18 inches) Length of human foot: one foot (12 inches) Breadth of human hand: one hand (4 inches) -- used chiefly in measuring horses Middle knuckle of index finger: 1 inch

Meaning of Crosses on the Soles of One's Feet

Crosses on the Soles of One's Feet means: Tattoos of crosses on the soles of one's feet are acquired to ward off hungry sharks.

Meaning of itchy feet

itchy feet means: (in phrase to get/have itchy feet) to have a strong desire to travel or move from place to place

Meaning of Gross Tonnage

Gross Tonnage means: A common measurement of the internal volume of a ship with certain spaces excluded. One ton equals 100 cubic feet; the total of all the enclosed spaces within a ship expressed in tons each of which is equivalent to 100 cubic feet.

Meaning of Perch

Perch means: In solid measure: A mass 16/ feet long, 1 foot in height, and 1/ feet in breadth, or 24/ cubic feet (in local use, from 22 to 25 cubic feet); -- used in measuring stonework.

Meaning of Cord

Cord means: A solid measure, equivalent to 128 cubic feet; a pile of wood, or other coarse material, eight feet long, four feet high, and four feet broad; -- originally measured with a cord or line.

Meaning of Palanquin

Palanquin means: An inclosed carriage or litter, commonly about eight feet long, four feet wide, and four feet high, borne on the shoulders of men by means of two projecting poles, -- used in India, China, etc., for the conveyance of a single person from place to place.

Meaning of Apode

Apode means: One of certain animals that have no feet or footlike organs; esp. one of certain fabulous birds which were said to have no feet.

Meaning of Juger

Juger means: A Roman measure of land, measuring 28,800 square feet, or 240 feet in length by 120 in breadth.

Meaning of Stock

Stock means: A frame of timber, with holes in which the feet, or the feet and hands, of criminals were formerly confined by way of punishment.

Meaning of Pettitoes

Pettitoes means: The toes or feet of a pig, -- often used as food; sometimes, in contempt, the human feet.

Meaning of Kitchen middens

Kitchen middens means: Relics of neolithic man found on the coast of Denmark, consisting of shell mounds, some of which are ten feet high, one thousand feet long, and two hundred feet wide. The name is applied also to similar mounds found on the American coast from Canada to Florida, made by the North American Indians.

Meaning of Ballotade

Ballotade means: A leap of a horse, as between two pillars, or upon a straight line, so that when his four feet are in the air, he shows only the shoes of his hind feet, without jerking out.

Meaning of Footbath

Footbath means: A bath for the feet; also, a vessel used in bathing the feet.

Meaning of Pedestrial

Pedestrial means: Of or pertaining to the feet; employing the foot or feet.

Meaning of Gallop

Gallop means: A mode of running by a quadruped, particularly by a horse, by lifting alternately the fore feet and the hind feet, in successive leaps or bounds.

Meaning of Pediluvy

Pediluvy means: The bathing of the feet, a bath for the feet.

Meaning of Tetrapody

Tetrapody means: A set of four feet; a measure or distance of four feet.

Meaning of Step

Step means: To move the foot in walking; to advance or recede by raising and moving one of the feet to another resting place, or by moving both feet in succession.

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Meaning of Final

Final means: Respecting an end or object to be gained; respecting the purpose or ultimate end in view.

Meaning of Mess

Mess means: A number of persons who eat together, and for whom food is prepared in common; especially, persons in the military or naval service who eat at the same table; as, the wardroom mess.

Meaning of Pistillidium

Pistillidium means: Same as Archegonium.

Meaning of Pomaceous

Pomaceous means: Of or pertaining to a suborder (Pomeae) of rosaceous plants, which includes the true thorn trees, the quinces, service berries, medlars, and loquats, as well as the apples, pears, crabs, etc.

Meaning of Twine

Twine means: To wind, as one thread around another, or as any flexible substance around another body.

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Meaning of Gig

Gig means: A paying job.I'm playing a gig in the city tonight.

Meaning of YWIA

YWIA means: You're Welcome In Advance

Meaning of skirt

skirt means: A girl or a woman. Hey, Rube, take a gander at the legs on that skirt over there.

Meaning of Flat roofin’

Flat roofin’ means: to be overworked and stressed, as in “I was flat roofin for my GCSEs”. Probably comes from flat out.

Meaning of STONED

STONED means: under influence of drugs

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