A highly decorated piece of cloth displaying a knight's arms and large enough to cover a horse. A foot-mantle was a large cloak-like garment worn by women when riding. -

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  • foot|cloth — «FUT KLTH, KLOTH», noun. 1. a carpet or rug. 2. Obsolete. a large, richly ornamented cloth draped over a horse …   Useful english dictionary

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  • foot — [foot] n. pl. feet [ME fot < OE, akin to Ger fuss < IE * pōd , var. of base * pēd , foot, to go > Sans pad , Gr pous, L pes] 1. the end part of the leg, on which a person or animal stands or moves 2. a thing like a foot in some way;… …   English World dictionary

  • Foot gymnastics — are games and exercises intended to strengthen the muscles of legs and feet, improve the motion sequences of walking and sports, improve varicose veins and dorsal pain. Such activities are especially recommended to improve the flat feet of… …   Wikipedia

  • Foot binding — A pair of shoes for bound feet …   Wikipedia

  • Foot (unit) — 1 foot = SI units 0.3048 m 304.8 mm US customary / Imperial units 0.333 yd 12 in A foot (plural: feet; abbreviation or symbol: ft or ′ (the prime symbol) is a unit of length in a number of different systems including …   Wikipedia

  • foot — I. noun (plural feet; also foot) Etymology: Middle English fot, from Old English fōt; akin to Old High German fuot foot, Latin ped , pes, Greek pod , pous Date: before 12th century 1. the terminal part of the vertebrate leg upon which an… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • foot — Synonyms and related words: Alexandrine, accent, accentuation, add, amble, ambulate, amphibrach, amphimacer, anacrusis, anapest, ankle, antispast, arch, arsis, bacchius, ball the jack, barge, barrel, base, baseboard, basement, beat, boltrope,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cloth — Synonyms and related words: act drop, asbestos, asbestos board, backdrop, batten, boltrope, border, canonicals, canvas, ceremonial attire, clericals, clew, coulisse, counterweight, cringle, crowd of sail, curtain, curtain board, cyclorama, decor …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Altar cloth — Altar covered with white altar cloths. An (altar cloth) is used by various religious groups to cover an altar. Christianity, ancient Judaism, and Buddhism are among the world religions that use altar cloths. Because many altars are made of wood… …   Wikipedia

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