Meaning of whitefoot in English:

whitefoot

noun

  • 1rare A white marking on a horse's foot; a horse's foot with such a marking. Compare "white sock".

  • 2historical Usually with capital initial. In plural Whitefeet. A member of an agrarian protest organization active in Ireland in 1830–4, whose chief grievances were the payment of tithes and rents, and the expulsion of the peasantry from the land. Also attributive Compare white boy .

  • 3A white-footed mouse, Peromyscus leucopus.

Origin

Old English (in an earlier sense). From white + foot.

Pronunciation

whitefoot

/ˈwʌɪtfʊt/