- walking pace.
- a raised portion of a floor; platform.
- a landing or resting place at the end of a short flight of steps.
Origin of footpace
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Examples from the Web for footpace
Rostov rode on at a footpace not knowing why or to whom he was now going.
They rode at a footpace to the barn, where a large crowd of peasants was standing.
The footpace is also old, and placed exactly in the centre of the apse.Some Account of Gothic Architecture in Spain
George Edmund Street
The scamel is simply the footpace of the altar on which she has been set.
He had clothed himself in mean apparel, and rode at a footpace straight to the city, where dwelt the daughter of the King.French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France
Marie de France
- a normal or walking pace
- Also called (in the Roman Catholic Church): predella the platform immediately before an altar at the top of the altar steps
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