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

  • n. See footprint.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. footprint (an impression made by a foot)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A footprint; a track or vestige.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mark of a foot; a footprint; track.

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

  • n. a mark of a foot or shoe on a surface


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  • Curious, because, so far as one can trace any footmark in this mud-stained corner, one would say it was a more shapely sole.


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  • There were trodden places, bent and broken blades of the coarse grass, and ever and again the sufficient intimation of a footmark.

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  • Dr Chinston went to the window and looked out; there were no marks of feet on the flower bed, where it was so soft that anyone standing on it would have left a footmark behind.

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  • It pretty nearly pulled all the legs off me, and to this hour I cannot tell you if it is best to put your foot into a footmark — a young pond, I mean — about the size of the bottom of a Madeira work arm-chair, or whether you should poise yourself on the rim of the same, and stride forward to its other bank boldly and hopefully.

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  • The Sergeant pointed to the boot in the footmark, without saying

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