all fours

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all + fours

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all fours

  1. The four legs of a quadruped.
  2. The four limbs of a primate.
  3. A card game similar to whist.
    • 1874, Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd:
      'Twas a bad leg allowed me to read the Pilgrim's Progress, and Mark Clark learnt All-Fours in a whitlow.

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