Definitions

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the foot or feet.
  • adj. Pedestrian; on foot.
  • adv. In a footly manner; by foot.

Etymologies

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From Middle English *fotlich, from Old English fōtlīc ("on foot, pedestrian"), equivalent to foot +‎ -ly.

Examples

  • The painted landscape receding to the horizon showed that wherever the Apostle had already set his foot, communities like miniature Emerald Cities sprung up within the precise outline of his footly influence, from the heel to the sprawl of toes.

    Son of a Witch

  • "Oh! foot it featly, and feat it footly, and dance and sing, and tootle-ty ting!" cried the child, as she flitted like a golden cloud about the room.

    Captain January

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