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footmark

[foo t-mahrk]
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noun
  1. a footprint.
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Origin of footmark

First recorded in 1635–45; foot + mark1
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Related Words

vestige, relic, speck, particle, whiff, fragment, smell, hint, element, strain, touch, remnant, shred, indication, taste, footprint, proof, tinge, remains, path

Examples from the Web for footmark

Historical Examples

  • The print was better denned, and answered well for the footmark of a bear.

    Bruin

    Mayne Reid

  • The footmark of the Roman on the soil of England is indelible.

  • Not a footmark of any sort was to be seen, not a suggestion that any one had visited the place.

  • Tell Dollops to measure and make a drawing of every footmark in and about the place.

    The Riddle of the Night

    Thomas W. Hanshew

  • We went by every road and footpath that we knew, yet not even a footmark but our own could we find.

    The Pilots of Pomona

    Robert Leighton


British Dictionary definitions for footmark

footmark

noun
  1. a mark or trace of mud, wetness, etc, left by a person's foot on a surface
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