Definitions

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  • n. The impression (footprint) left by a shoe

Etymologies

shoe +‎ print (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In criminal investigations, we have observed the effects: a body has washed ashore, a shoeprint was left on the scene, a letter was penned with a distinctive hand.

    Unreasonable Doubt

  • The expert had told the jury that there was "a moderate degree of scientific evidence" that the defendant had made the shoeprint in question.

    Unreasonable Doubt

  • In the shoeprint case, the footwear expert testified that the sole pattern, size and degree of wear of the defendant's sneakers matched the prints found at the scene.

    Unreasonable Doubt

  • In the original trial, a footwear expert had been summoned to determine whether a shoeprint found at the crime scene could have been produced by a pair of sneakers found at the defendant's home.

    Unreasonable Doubt

  • Later, however, it was learned that the shoeprint wasn't discovered at the Ryen home, but suspiciously in the SBDSD Crime Lab.

    Kevin Cooper: Victimized by American Injustice

  • Wallace had committed the crime, despite the fact that a bloody shoeprint and bloody fingerprint at the scene did not belong to either of them, and despite the fact that given their locations, it would have been impossible for them to commit the murder, they were ultimately convicted of the crime (based only on the testimony of the rapist who was subsequently released from prison, though he was never originally supposed to be paroled).

    OpEdNews - Diary: Herman Wallace of the Angola 3 Files Habeas Corpus Petition

  • You spend millions of pounds of my money jetting around the world, moving from one unnecessary parliament to another using an awful lot of bloody 'carbon footprint' mine's more of a shoeprint and you begrudge me reading a book without getting a headache?

    Now they're snooping on lightbulbs.

  • There was a bloody shoeprint in Kercher ` s room matching the size of Sollecito.

    CNN Transcript Dec 3, 2009

  • The victim, Meredith Kercher, was lying in a pool of her own blood and near her body was allegedly a bloody shoeprint, compatible with Knox ` s shoe size.

    CNN Transcript Mar 2, 2009

  • If there was any shoeprint impressions there, on, around this crime scene, that ` s also going to be very important because they have a whole library of shoe impressions.

    CNN Transcript Feb 20, 2008

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