cover (one's) feet

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cover (one's) feet

A Biblical euphemism for defecation. (While positioned in that act, one's robe would cover one's feet.) A: "Where is Joe?" B: "Oh, he's in the restroom, probably covering his feet, if you know what I mean."
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He said both adults and children at the compound "looked like Third World country refugees," wearing dirty rags for clothing, with no shoes covering their feet. "We all gave the kids our water and what snacks we had - it was the saddest living conditions and poverty I have seen."