rabbit's foot

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rabbit's foot (plural rabbits' feet)

  1. (chiefly US) A charm carried to bring good luck, traditionally consisting of the left rear foot of a rabbit.
    • 1912, Ambrose Bierce, "Epigrams of a Cynic," in A Cynic Looks at Life:
      A rabbit's foot may bring good luck to you, but it brought none to the rabbit.

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