- a way or path for people going on foot.
- Also called footpath. British. a sidewalk.
Origin of footway
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Examples from the Web for footway
And he remained for five minutes on the footway, to make sure that she had gone in.L'Assommoir
Behind him, on the footway of the Rue Rambuteau, fruit was being sold.
However, in spite of all Muche's blandishments, she still refused to leave the footway.
A thin drizzling rain was falling, and the footway was wet and muddy.The Daltons, Volume I (of II)
Charles James Lever
They reached the end of the footway, and paused in sheer absent-mindedness.A Pair of Blue Eyes
- a way or path for pedestrians, such as a raised walk along the edge of a bridge
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