Definition of Big toe

1. Noun. The first largest innermost toe.

Exact synonyms: Great Toe, Hallux
Group relationships: Foot, Human Foot, Pes
Generic synonyms: Toe

Definition of Big toe

1. Noun. (anatomy) The largest of the toes of the foot of a human. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Big Toe

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big sister
big sisters
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big spender
big stick
big tent
big time
big tobacco
big toe (current term)
big toes
big top
big tree
big up
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Literary usage of Big toe

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1915)
"On attempting to walk, great pain was felt under the base of the big toe, and examination showed swelling in the region of the metatarsophalangeal ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... separation of the big toe from the rest than is found in any of the other peoples that walk bare-footed. It is sufficiently general and well marked to ..."

3. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1902)
"Professor Meyer, from a study of how we walk, conceived that the big toe ought to lie in a definite line in what he regarded as the ideal normal foot, ..."

4. Arboreal Man by Frederic Wood Jones (1916)
"The well-developed big toe is present in all (see Fig. 26). In the Anthropoids, as a'rule, the thumb and the big toe are well developed and opposable. ..."

5. Operative surgery, for students and practitioners by John Joseph McGrath (1921)
"fourth inch farther into the tarsus than the third metatarsal, and again by the fact that the articulation between the first metatarsal (big toe) and the ..."

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