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afoot


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Afoot  \A*foot"\,  adv  [Pref.  a-  +  foot.] 
  1.  On  foot. 
 
  We  'll  walk  afoot  a  while  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Fig.:  In  motion;  in  action  astir;  in  progress. 
 
  The  matter  being  afoot.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  afoot 
  adj  1:  traveling  by  foot;  "she  was  afoot  when  I  saw  her  this 
  morning";  "a  walking  tour  of  the  town";  "a  walking  and 
  talking  doll"  [syn:  {afoot(p)},  {walking(a)}] 
  2:  currently  in  progress;  "there  is  mischief  afoot";  "plans  are 
  afoot";  "preparations  for  the  trial  are  underway"  [syn:  {afoot(p)}, 
  {underway}] 
  adv  :  on  foot;  walking;  "they  went  to  the  village  afoot";  "quail 
  are  hunted  either  afoot  or  on  horseback" 




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