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footstep


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Footstep  \Foot"step`\,  n. 
  1.  The  mark  or  impression  of  the  foot;  a  track;  hence 
  visible  sign  of  a  course  pursued;  token;  mark;  as  the 
  footsteps  of  divine  wisdom. 
 
  How  on  the  faltering  footsteps  of  decay  Youth 
  presses.  --Bryant. 
 
  2.  An  inclined  plane  under  a  hand  printing  press. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  footstep 
  n  1:  the  sound  of  a  step  of  someone  walking;  "he  heard  footsteps 
  on  the  porch"  [syn:  {footfall},  {step}] 
  2:  the  act  of  taking  a  step  in  walking 
  3:  the  distance  covered  by  a  step;  "he  stepped  off  ten  paces 
  from  the  old  tree  and  began  to  dig"  [syn:  {pace},  {step}, 
  {stride}] 




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