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Definition of "toed" []

  • Having a toe, especially of a specified number or kind. Often used in combination: an even-toed ungulate. (adjective)
  • Driven obliquely: a toed nail. (adjective)
  • Secured by obliquely driven nails: a toed beam. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "toed" in a sentence
  • "This way, as a few people have suggested, France once again toed the American line."
  • "He ran the back of his hand along his mouth and offered her an expression that toed the line between nauseated and mildly amused."
  • "Spell checking still does not deal with homonyms, which can be a significant problem for a magician attempting to turn an enemy into a toad, but discovering that the glowing letters he wrote in the air were "toed", just as the toes attached to the giant crush him."