rabbit's foot
A charm carried to bring good luck, traditionally consisting of the left rear foot of a rabbit.

A rabbits foot may bring good luck to you, but it brought none to the rabbit.


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  • rabbit's foot — ☆ rabbit s foot or rabbit foot n. the hind foot of a rabbit, used superstitiously as a talisman or good luck charm …   English World dictionary

  • Rabbit's foot — In American folklore, the foot of a rabbit is carried as an amulet believed to bring good luck.The left hind foot of a rabbitThe belief originates in the system of African American folk magic known as hoodoo . A number of strictures attached to… …   Wikipedia

  • rabbit's foot — the foot of a rabbit, esp. the left hind foot carried as a good luck charm. Also, rabbit foot, rabbit foot. [1810 20, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • rabbit's foot — I. noun see rabbit foot II. noun see rabbit foot grass …   Useful english dictionary

  • rabbit's foot — /ˈræbəts fʊt/ (say rabuhts foot) noun a lucky charm consisting of a real or imitation foot of a rabbit …   Australian English dictionary

  • rabbit's-foot fern — geltonasis kiškiapapartis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šertvinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Phlebodium aureum), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Phlebodium aureum angl. golden polypody; gold foot fern; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • rabbit's-foot fern — /rab its foot /. See hare s foot fern. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • rabbit's-foot fern — noun tropical American fern with brown scaly rhizomes cultivated for its large deeply lobed deep bluish green fronds; sometimes placed in genus Polypodium • Syn: ↑golden polypody, ↑serpent fern, ↑Phlebodium aureum, ↑Polypodium aureum • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • rabbit's-foot clover — …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Rabbit's Foot Company — The Rabbit s Foot Company, also known as the Rabbit( s) Foot Minstrels and colloquially as The Foots , was a long running minstrel and variety troupe that toured as a tent show in the American South between 1900 and 1950. It provided a basis for… …   Wikipedia

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