The lower extremity of the leg below the ankle, on which a person stands or walks. The lower or lowest part of something standing or perceived as standing vertically; the base or bottom. A unit of linear measure equal to 12 inches (30.48 cm). A group of syllables constituting a metrical unit. In English poetry it consists of stressed and unstressed syllables, while in ancient classical poetry it consists of long and short syllables. Pay (the bill) for something, especially when the bill is considered large or unreasonable. Cover a distance, especially a long one, on foot.