four-footed


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Synonyms for four-footed

having four feet

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It is a pity his four-footed schoolmaster is not here to carry him safely across on his back
Many of these brave fellows had been educated by Chiron, the four-footed pedagogue, and were therefore old schoolmates of Jason, and knew him to be a lad of spirit.
I wish the dragon had him," muttered King Aetes to himself, "and the four-footed pedant, his schoolmaster, into the bargain.
When day broke, and the battle was to begin, all the four-footed animals came running up with such a noise that the earth trembled.
To its sensitive nostrils came the subtle unseen spoor of many a tender four-footed creature, bringing the slaver of hunger to the cruel, drooping jowl.
If ever a four-footed creature approximated flying, it was Ace that day.
Twice Michael slashed the other four-footed foe and then pursued him in a circle with Captain Duncan pursuing him in turn.
No four-footed beast could stand the filth and wretchedness so many human beings were condemned to suffer from in Russia.
He has seen the last of his four-footed creatures, or I am but little skilled in Sioux cunning.
I have mentioned that I saved the skins of all the creatures that I killed, I mean four-footed ones, and I had them hung up, stretched out with sticks in the sun, by which means some of them were so dry and hard that they were fit for little, but others were very useful.
As a two-footed creature;--I object on principle, as a two-footed creature, to being constantly referred to insects and four-footed creatures.
It was late in the afternoon when the four friends and their four-footed companion turned into the lane leading to Manor Farm; and even when they were so near their place of destination, the pleasure they would otherwise have experienced was materially damped as they reflected on the singularity of their appearance, and the absurdity of their situation.
Snow lay on the croft and river-bank in undulations softer than the limbs of infancy; it lay with the neatliest finished border on every sloping roof, making the dark-red gables stand out with a new depth of color; it weighed heavily on the laurels and fir-trees, till it fell from them with a shuddering sound; it clothed the rough turnip-field with whiteness, and made the sheep look like dark blotches; the gates were all blocked up with the sloping drifts, and here and there a disregarded four-footed beast stood as if petrified "in unrecumbent sadness"; there was no gleam, no shadow, for the heavens, too, were one still, pale cloud; no sound or motion in anything but the dark river that flowed and moaned like an unresting sorrow.
Congressional Briefing to Urge Return, Reunification of America's Four-footed Veterans
Also known as "Clyde," the robot is is four-footed, but can also stand on two feet.