footway

[ foo t-wey ]
/ ˈfʊtˌweɪ /

noun

a way or path for people going on foot.
Also called footpath. British. a sidewalk.

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Nearby words

  1. footsteps editor,
  2. footstock,
  3. footstone,
  4. footstool,
  5. footwall,
  6. footwear,
  7. footwell,
  8. footwork,
  9. footworn,
  10. footy

Origin of footway

First recorded in 1425–75, footway is from the late Middle English word fotewey. See foot, way1

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British Dictionary definitions for footway

footway

/ (ˈfʊtˌweɪ) /

noun

a way or path for pedestrians, such as a raised walk along the edge of a bridge
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