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Square-toed   /skwɛr-toʊd/   Listen

Having a square toe.  Synonym: squared-toe.

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"Square-toed" Quotes from Famous Books

... intensely pathetic; and somehow the fact that new shoes had been forgotten, and that Mary still wore the stubby, square-toed abominations of her novitiate, made her piteous in her friend's eyes. The American girl hotly repented not writing to her father in New York and telling him that she must leave the convent with Mary Grant. Probably he would ...
— The Guests Of Hercules • C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson

... artlessly at Captain Baster; as he finished everybody was looking at Captain Baster's boots; his feet required them square-toed. ...
— The Terrible Twins • Edgar Jepson

... through too many posied country pastures to experience any ordinary city thrill over the sight of a single blade of grass pushing scarily through a crack in the pavement, or puny, concrete-strangled maple tree flushing wanly to the smoky sky. Indeed for three hustling, square-toed, rubber-heeled city years the White Linen Nurse had never even stopped to notice whether the season was flavored with frost or thunder. But now, unexplainably, just at the end of it all, sitting innocently there at her own prim little bed-room ...
— The White Linen Nurse • Eleanor Hallowell Abbott

... stoppered with a bunch of grass, contained all our provision of fresh water. Castro displaced it, and, bending low, tried to bale with his big, soft hat. I should imagine that he found it impracticable, because, suddenly, he tore off one of his square-toed shoes with a steel buckle. He used it as a scoop, blaspheming at the necessity, but in a very low mutter, out ...
— Romance • Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer

Words linked to "Square-toed" :   proper, toed

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