cover one's feet

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cover one's feet (third-person singular simple present covers one's feet, present participle covering one's feet, simple past and past participle covered one's feet)

  1. (euphemistic, biblical) To lower one’s garment, especially to urinate or defecate.
    • When he was gone out, his servants came; and when they saw that, behold, the doors of the parlor were locked, they said, Surely he covers his feet in his summer chamber. (Judges 3:24)
    • And he came to the sheepcotes by the way, where was a cave; and Saul went in to cover his feet: and David and his men remained in the sides of the cave. (1 Samuel 24:3)