Definition of Footholds

1. Noun. (plural of foothold) ¹



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Definition of Footholds

1. foothold [n] - See also: foothold

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Footholds

footgear
footgears
footglove
footgloves
foothalt
foothill
foothill abortion
foothills
foothold
footholds (current term)
foothook
foothooks
foothot
footie
footier
footies
footiest
footing
footings
footjob
footjobs
footkiss
footkisses
footlambert

Literary usage of Footholds

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1. Monterey, Cradle of California's Romance: The Story of a Lost Port that was by Grace MacFarland (1914)
"... was taken at Monterey and, as soon thereafter as the news could be carried, in all parts of the Province. FIRST footholds OF THE AMERICANS -,lf In 1822, ..."

2. Our Best Moods: Soliloquies and Other Discourses by David Gregg (1893)
"So the prisoner dug footholds in the plaster of the wall and climbed to. the window above. ... I am cutting footholds for my faith in the promises of God, ..."

3. The Greek Tile Works at Corinth: The Site and the Finds by Gloria S. Merker (2006)
"footholds are cut into the sides to a depth of ca. 4.85, from which point the well tapers to the bottom. Cistern C measures 1.50 x 0.90 at the surface and ..."

4. The Law Journal for the Year 1832-1949: Comprising Reports of Cases in the (1874)
"... plaintiffs to carry on board his vessel the plaintiffs' sheep from Hamburgh to Newcastle, and omitted to provide any pens, battens or footholds for the ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1912)
"But several of the Western Powers have footholds on or near its territory: Great Britain in Wei-hai-wei and Hong-Kong, ..."

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