Meaning of rough-footed in English:

rough-footed

Pronunciation /ˌrʌfˈfʊtɪd/

adjective

  • 1Having feathered (or furry) feet. Chiefly in the names of birds and domestic varieties of them, as "rough-footed cock", "rough-footed pigeon", etc. Compare "rough-foot", rough-legged .

  • 2Scottish historical Wearing shoes of undressed hide.

Origin

Late 15th century; earliest use found in Trevisa's Bartholomeus De Proprietatibus Rerum. From rough + footed.