Meaning of claw foot

claw' foot"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a foot with claws.
  2. a representation of the claws of an animal or bird, esp. on the foot of a piece of furniture.
  3. a pathological distortion of the human foot, consisting chiefly of an abnormally high longitudinal arch.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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