Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of footboard.

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Examples

  • The outer edges of the shelves carried low footboards, at right angles to which shallow, parallel dividers, running up to the walls, carved the shelves into bedspaces.

    Work Camp 2056 L

  • A recall of 1,500 bunk beds this week featured a trifecta of safety hazards — fall, entrapment and strangulation — caused by the beds 'lack of sufficient headboards, footboards or guardrails as well as gaps that can trap a child's head.

    This week in safety: Bunk beds to lose sleep over

  • A recall of 1,500 bunk beds this week featured a trifecta of safety hazards—fall, entrapment and strangulation—caused by the beds' lack of sufficient headboards, footboards or guardrails as well as gaps that can trap a child's head.

    This week in safety: Bunk beds to lose sleep over

  • Consisting of a mattress atop a titanium platform, the bed had manacles attached by chains embedded in the solid head and footboards.

    Kiss of a Demon King

  • The herders had to drive their machines by standing on the footboards or kneeling on the seat, instead of riding in the usual seated straddle position like on a motorcycle, in order to spot reindeer at a greater distance and to steer around rocks, trees, and other obstacles.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • A stunning c1890 Louis XV solid-walnut full-double bed with intricate carving to both head and footboards.

    Doin it

  • The bed - quite the largest L-onie had ever seen - sat like an Egyptian barge in the centre of the room, its ornate head and footboards polished and gleaming.

    Sepulchre

  • The attendants leapt off the footboards and helped their patrons down to the boardwalk that ran from the curb to the grand entrance of the house.

    Soul

  • For instance, hospital beds are standard issue by necessity with nicer headboards and footboards, and superior china and linens must still be durable enough to stand up to intense cleaning.

    America's Ten Best Luxury Hospitals

  • Gord stepped wide over one gap in the footboards, made it to the next one, and then suddenly, it turned under his weight.

    Shaman's Crossing

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