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footlocker

[foo t-lok-er] /ˈfʊtˌlɒk ər/
noun
1.
a small trunk designed to be kept at the foot of a bed, especially to contain a soldier's personal effects.
Origin of footlocker
1940-1945
An Americanism dating back to 1940-45; foot + locker
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  • Mryna was pawing through a footlocker looking for boots when she heard a hesitant step behind her.

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