Meaning of first-foot

first-foot

Pronunciation: (fûrst'foot'), [key]
— Scot. Scot.
—n.
—v.t.
  1. to enter (a house) first on New Year's Day.
—v.i.
  1. to be the first to enter a house on New Year's Day.
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