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Baby step

(in the game of giant steps) the shortest step permitted a player, executed by placing the heel of one foot against the toe of the other and drawing the back foot up to the front foot.
Contemporary Examples

While advocates welcome the news, they tell Tricia Romano this is only a baby step for the Scouts.
Advocates Hail Boy Scouts Decision on Gay Members, but Fight Isn’t Over Tricia Romano January 29, 2013


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