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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of foot.
- n. The settlings of oil, molasses, etc., at the bottom of a barrel or hogshead.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. The settlings of oil, molasses, etc., at the bottom of a barrel or hogshead.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Refuse or sediment, as at the bottom of a sugar- or oil-cask, etc.
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The word putz (sounds like foots), comes from the German word putzen.
Having withdrawn these coloured "foots," the second portion of the weak caustic soda solution is agitated with the partially refined oil, and, when the latter is sufficiently treated, it is allowed to rest and the settled coloured liquor drawn off as before.
The residue or "foots" produced during the refining of crude cotton-seed oil, known in the trade as "mucilage," may be converted into
We're bored to extinction, and BLOGGS is a "foots";
Newly designated sergeants and corporals were conscripted to the task of squad supervision and many exasperating occasions arose when a recruit got the wrong "foots" in place and was commanded to "change the foots."
It was impossible to move his "foots" without instantly plunging into the torture of the infernal regions.
There's no such fears with Rhoads, whose own roots - which he pronounces like "foots" in true Iowa vernacular - blossomed in the shadow of Jack Trice Stadium.
Backstory at this (likely ephemeral) AP story Actor Freeman foots prom bill in Sundance doc.
When an individual foots the bill, the benefits are tax-free.
Why should we pay for Time Warner Cables retroactive performance, where the consumer foots the bill from a company with a reputation for pathetic customer service, aged infrastructure, over paid management and, of course, a penchant for misleading the public.