footstall

[ foo t-stawl ]
/ ˈfʊtˌstɔl /

noun

the stirrup of a woman's sidesaddle.
Architecture. a pedestal, plinth, or base, as of a statue, column, or pier.

Nearby words

  1. footscraper,
  2. footsie,
  3. footslog,
  4. footsore,
  5. footstalk,
  6. footstep,
  7. footsteps editor,
  8. footstock,
  9. footstone,
  10. footstool

Origin of footstall

First recorded in 1575–85; foot + stall1

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British Dictionary definitions for footstall

footstall

/ (ˈfʊtˌstɔːl) /

noun

the pedestal, plinth, or base of a column, pier, or statue
the stirrup on a sidesaddle
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