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food stamps a government program that pays for food. People who do not have enough money to buy food can apply for food stamps.
foodstuff a substance that is or can be used as food.
food web the network of interacting food chains within an ecological community.
fool one who lacks good sense, judgment or comprehension, or who fails to display these qualities on a specific occasion. [11 definitions]
fool around to behave in a silly or playful way, or to spend time in an idle way (sometimes fol. by "with").
fool away to waste or squander.
foolery silly or jesting actions or speech; tomfoolery. [2 definitions]
foolhardy unreasonably bold or daring; rash.
foolish lacking in good sense or judgment, or appearing to lack them; silly. [3 definitions]
foolproof able to withstand incompetence or misuse. [2 definitions]
fool's cap a cap traditionally worn by the fool in a royal court, usu. brightly colored and topped by several drooping peaks hung with bells. [2 definitions]
foolscap a sheet of paper about thirteen by seventeen inches, used for writing, printing, or drawing. [3 definitions]
fool's gold iron or copper pyrite, sometimes mistaken for gold because of its color.
fool's paradise an illusion of happiness and satisfaction.
fool's-parsley a poisonous herblike plant of Eurasia, having a stinking odor and resembling parsley.
foot in vertebrate animals, the lower part of the leg below the ankle joint, on which the body stands and moves. [10 definitions]
footage a length of anything that can be measured in feet. [2 definitions]
foot-and-mouth disease a severe, very contagious disease of animals such as sheep and cattle, characterized by fever and blisters in the mouth and around the feet or hooves, the teats, and the udder; hoof-and-mouth disease.
football a North American game played by two opposing teams on a rectangular field, in which players pass or carry a ball in an effort to transport it to one end of the playing area and thus score points. [4 definitions]
footboard a board or small raised platform on which a foot or both feet can be supported in a slightly raised position; footrest. [2 definitions]
foot brake any brake requiring pressure of the foot, as in an automobile and on some bicycles.