- foot-bind|ing «FUT BYN dihng», noun.the ancient Chinese custom of tightly binding the feet of infant girls in order to keep the feet small.
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foot-dragging — /foot drag ing/, n. reluctance or failure to proceed or act promptly. Also, footdragging. [1945 50; from the v. phrase drag one s feet] * * * … Universalium
foot-dragging — /foot drag ing/, n. reluctance or failure to proceed or act promptly. Also, footdragging. [1945 50; from the v. phrase drag one s feet] … Useful english dictionary
ING 4727 — was a barge belonging to Ingram Barge Company that became infamous when it went over or through a levee and landed in a residential neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana during Hurricane Katrina.Background and specificationsING 4727 was built in … Wikipedia
foot|ing — «FUT ihng», noun. 1. a firm placing or position of the feet: »He lost his footing and fell down on the ice. 2. a place or support for the feet; surface to stand on; foothold: »The steep cliff gave us no footing. 3. Figurative. a secure position;… … Useful english dictionary
foot|note — «FUT NOHT», noun, verb, not|ed, not|ing. –n. 1. a note at the bottom of a page about something on the page. 2. something appended as an explanation, reference, or comment: »The new Yalta papers also added a small, bright footnote to history… … Useful english dictionary
Foot binding — A pair of shoes for bound feet … Wikipedia
bind — verb 1 tie with rope/fabric ADVERB ▪ tightly ▪ They bound his hands together tightly. ▪ loosely ▪ together PREPOSITION ▪ … Collocations dictionary
Bind — Things known as BIND or Bind include: *BIND the Berkeley Internet Name Domain, a DNS server *Bind (wicca) The Wiccan practice of stopping one s ability to do something through magical means. *Bookbinding *Bondage *Foot binding *When using monads… … Wikipedia
foot — cat·foot·ed; cocks·foot; colts·foot; first·foot·er; foot; foot·ed; foot·ed·ness; foot·ing; foot·less; foot·man; foot·man·ship; foot·rill; foot·sie; foot·slog; foot·slog·ger; goats·foot; lun·dy·foot; pussy·foot·er; re·foot; sure·foot·ed·ness;… … English syllables
bind someone hand and foot — I see hand II bind (or tie) someone hand and foot tie someone s hands and feet together … Useful english dictionary