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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The part of a shoe or stocking that covers the arch of the foot; The arch of the foot.

Usage examples (32)
  • Bar-rail instep, which is a fallen arch reversed, was a common complaint among us.
  • First a cover and then a hot brick to the soles of her feet; but put it right under the instep, that is where the life is. …
  • In some races and in certain individuals it is much developed, so as to give the high instep which is prized as an evidence of good blood.
  • Mr.C. aged 51, scalded his leg ten days ago on the instep. for more
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