Definition of Footboard

1. Noun. A narrow platform on which to stand or brace the feet.

Generic synonyms: Platform
Specialized synonyms: Running Board



2. Noun. A vertical board or panel forming the foot of a bedstead.
Group relationships: Bedframe, Bedstead
Generic synonyms: Panel

Definition of Footboard

1. n. A board or narrow platfrom upon which one may stand or brace his feet

Definition of Footboard

1. Noun. an upright board across the foot of a bedstead ¹

2. Noun. a board or small raised platform on which to support or rest the feet; such as found on in a carriage. ¹

3. Noun. a place to stand on a scooter or skateboard ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Footboard

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Footboard

footballer
footballers
footballfish
footballfishes
footballing
footband
footbands
footbar
footbars
footbath
footbaths
footbed
footbeds
footbinding
footboard (current term)
footboards
footbone
footbones
footboy
footboys
footbrake
footbreadth
footbridge
footbridges
footcandle
footcare
footcloth
footcloths
footdragger

Literary usage of Footboard

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on the Law of Carriers of Passengers by Norman Fetter (1897)
"RIDING ON footboard OR STEPS OF CAR. ... It is not negligence, as matter of law, for a passenger to ride on the footboard of a crowded street car; and, ..."

2. Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon by Oregon Supreme Court (1903)
"A passenger riding on the footboard—the seats Inside the car all being ... One Injured while riding on the footboard of an open car by coming In contact ..."

3. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1909)
"... of the table he did not have to step on the footboard to take it off, but that if it was just coming out of the machine he would step on the footboard; ..."

4. History of Scottish Seals from the Eleventh to the Seventeenth Century, with by Walter de Gray Birch (1905)
"This throne is furnished with a projecting dais, or footboard, and there are two ornamental columns in front supporting a kind of canopy or tester over the ..."

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