[foo t-peys]


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

First recorded in 1530–40; foot + pace1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for footpace

crawl, creep, footpace

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British Dictionary definitions for footpace



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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