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toe

noun [C] uk   /təʊ/ us    /toʊ/
A2 any of the five separate parts at the end of the foot: your big toe (= your largest toe) your little toe (= your smallest toe) I stubbed (= knocked) my toe on the edge of the bed. the part of a sock, shoe, or other foot covering that goes over the toes
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verb uk   /təʊ/ us    /toʊ/
toe the line C2 to do what you are ordered or expected to do: Ministers who wouldn't toe the party line were swiftly got rid of.
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