Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A short bench or stool used to support a person's feet.
  • noun A support for the foot of a horse while it is being shod.

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Examples

  • To create the extra space, three seats in a row have fold-away armrests and a padded foot-rest panel that flips up and locks into place.

    To Remedy the Squeeze in Coach, New 'Cuddle Class' Seats

  • And then I found they were strapping my rookers to the chair-arms and my nogas were like stuck to a foot-rest.

    Where's the show?

  • Great e malefactors were nailed and tied to the patibulum or cross-piece without any sup pedaneum or foot-rest and left to suffer tortures from flies and sun, thirst and hunger.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • On certain trips Pierrotin placed four rabbits on the bench, and sat himself at the side, on a sort of box placed below the body of the coach as a foot-rest for the rabbits, which was always full of straw, or of packages that feared no damage.

    A Start in Life

  • Hedda kneels on the foot-rest and lays some more pieces of wood in the stove.

    Hedda Gabler

  • Business class seats recline 160 degrees on Qatar Airways and include a foot-rest which massages your feet.

    In Pictures: Best Business Class 2006In Pictures: World's Best Business Class Airlines

  • In front, by the wall on the right, a wide stove of dark porcelain, a high-backed arm-chair, a cushioned foot-rest, and two footstools.

    Hedda Gabler

  • Hedda kneels on the foot-rest and lays some more pieces of wood in the stove.

    Hedda Gabler

  • In front, by the wall on the right, a wide stove of dark porcelain, a high-backed arm-chair, a cushioned foot-rest, and two footstools.

    Hedda Gabler

  • The stool she sat on was without a back or foot-rest, and she began to feel uncomfortable.

    Sister Carrie

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