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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that is an indicated number of feet in height or length. Often used in combination: a six-footer.
  • n. Textual information, such as a title, date, or page number, positioned in the bottom margin of a page and usually repeated throughout a document.
  • n. See footing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A line of information printed at the bottom of a page as identification of the document (compare foot, 12).
  • n. something that is a stated number of feet in some dimension - such as a six-footer.
  • n. someone who has a preference for a certain foot - such as right-footer/left-footer
  • n. football / soccer.
  • v. (slang) To meddle with or pass time without accomplishing anything meaningful.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a person who travels by foot.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who goes on foot; a walker.
  • n. In falconry, a hawk which seizes its prey with its talons.
  • n. A stroke with the foot; a kick at a foot-ball.
  • n. An idler.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who travels by foot
  • n. (used only in combinations) the height or length of something in feet
  • n. a printed note placed below the text on a printed page

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