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Toe


TOE, noun [Latin digitus . toe is contracted from tog, the primary word on which Latin digitus is formed, coinciding with dug, and signifying a shoot.]

1. One of the small members which form the extremity of the foot, corresponding to a finger on the hand. The toes in their form and structure resemble the fingers, but are shorter.

2. The fore part of the hoof of a horse, and of other hoofed animals.

3. The member of a beast's foot corresponding to the toe in man.