a.1.Measuring two feet; two feet long, thick, or wide; as, a two-foot rule.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Why, my man, I've been waiting for you a devil of a time!" And then he turned to powder.' 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!' Tope announces it to the Dean as an established discovery.
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.
'With feet', 'two-footed', 'winged', 'aquatic', are differentiae of 'animal'; the species of knowledge are not distinguished by the same differentiae.
Tom McEntee unearthed the two-foot long bomb on Monday while working near the Stechford Retail Park roundabout.
The 18-year-old threatened them with a two-foot long machete he had hidden down his trousers before robbing them both.
The double Open champion had a two-foot putt for bogey but missed five times, including a silly one-handed stab from a couple of inches with his ninth shot.
The drone is approximately two feet long and one foot high with a two-foot wingspan, and is silver-white in color.
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.
Edoardo leapt around the 18th green after securing victory with a two-foot par putt before embracing his younger brother andndash; becoming the first siblings to lift the John Jay Hopkins trophy in the 55 versions of the event.
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.