footpace
noun Date: 1538 1. a walking pace 2. platform, dais

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  • Footpace — Foot pace , n. 1. A walking pace or step. [1913 Webster] 2. A dais, or elevated platform; the highest step of the altar; a landing in a staircase. Shipley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • footpace — index step Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • footpace — [foot′pās΄] n. 1. a normal walking pace 2. a raised platform …   English World dictionary

  • footpace — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : a walking pace the coach proceeded at a footpace 2. obsolete carpet, mat 3. a. : an elevated platform …   Useful english dictionary

  • footpace — /foot pays /, n. 1. walking pace. 2. a raised portion of a floor; platform. 3. a landing or resting place at the end of a short flight of steps. [1530 40; FOOT + PACE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • footpace — n. walking step or pace; dais, raised platform …   English contemporary dictionary

  • footpace — foot•pace [[t]ˈfʊtˌpeɪs[/t]] n. 1) walking pace 2) archit. a platform • Etymology: 1530–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • footpace — /ˈfʊtpeɪs/ (say footpays) noun 1. a walking pace. 2. a raised portion of a floor, as for a teacher; dais. 3. a landing or resting place at the end of a short flight of steps …   Australian English dictionary

  • half|pace — «HAF PAYS, HAHF », noun. = footpace (def. 2). (Cf. ↑footpace) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Geometrical pace — pace pace (p[=a]s), n. [OE. pas, F. pas, from L. passus a step, pace, orig., a stretching out of the feet in walking; cf. pandere, passum, to spread, stretch; perh. akin to E. patent. Cf. {Pas}, {Pass}.] 1. A single movement from one foot to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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