a.1.Measuring two feet; two feet long, thick, or wide; as, a two-foot rule.
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The camel doubled up camel-fashion, like a two-foot rule, and sat down whimpering.
And off they all four rolled to supper, where Harvey stuffed himself to the brim on fish-chowder and fried pies, and fell fast asleep just as Manuel produced from a locker a lovely two-foot model of the Lucy Holmes, his first boat, and was going to show Harvey the ropes.
A man might just, as well have tried to heave up a two-foot water-main; and Kaa lay still, puffing with quiet amusement.
As she looked in their glowering faces and noted the heavy, two-foot, hacking cane-knives in their hands, she became suddenly aware of the rashness of her act.
In English it becomes hautboy, a wooden musical instrument of two-foot tone, I believe, played with a double reed, an oboe, in fact.
With a two-foot rule always in his pocket, and a mason's hammer all but always in his hand, Durdles goes continually sounding and tapping all about and about the Cathedral; and whenever he says to Tope: 'Tope, here's another old 'un in here
Durdles unfeelingly takes out his two-foot rule, and measures the lines calmly, alloying them with stone-grit.
The key proffered him by the bereaved widower being a large one, he slips his two-foot rule into a side-pocket of his flannel trousers made for it, and deliberately opens his flannel coat, and opens the mouth of a large breast-pocket within it before taking the key to place it in that repository.
RAJANPUR -- A bomb blast at Mayani railway crossings left a two-foot deep crater on the track in Rojhan Mazari tehsil on Sunday morning.
Dave was one of two Good Samaritans who waded into the beck to rescue the man, believed to be in his late 40s, who narrowly missed a two-foot metal spike when he fell.
If I had holed a two-foot putt on the last hole I would've finished tied second instead of seventh, so I stewed over that for a while.
In addition to his kneel-jump medal, Jose also won a gold medal in the two-foot high kick at the Junior NYO Games.