A boat-shaped container, utensil, or device
Unit of metrical pattern in poetry; see meter.
The five most common types of foot in English poetry are iamb (v –), trochee (– v), dactyl (– vv), spondee (—), and anapest (vv –); the symbol v stands for an unstressed syllable and—for a stressed one.
(Irregular plural: feet).
1. A linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard; SYN. ft.
2. The extremity of the leg of a human being; SYN. human foot.
3. Any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates; SYN. invertebrate foot.
4. A support resembling a pedal extremity.
5. The lower part of anything; SYN. base, bottom, pedestal.
6. Travel by foot.