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- n. Plural form of footstone.
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"So if I can't read the headstone, I still can read the initials on the footstones and figure it out that way."
"They used to have headstones and footstones," he says.
There are stretches of unbroken woodland around it and slashes where the cypress knees rise countlessly like headstones and footstones for the dead snags that rot in the soft ooze.
I'll have to dip as I go in, in order to creep beneath the footstones of the sidewall; then I'll bring the tunnel up on a long slant.
The path to power is paved with the footstones of familiarity-one cannot ascend to any position of importance without stepping off of the backs of the well-connected and well-established.
The group started in the back corner of the graveyard and worked its way through meandering rows of headstones and footstones.
We don't agree with every ... chas: Gilstrap, I beleive this cemetery is known to our local historians and is one of the few left that also have footstones.