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Footmark  n.  A footprint; a track or vestige.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Footmark" Quotes from Famous Books



... his head and followed Nelly along the tree. He found, as he had expected, that the ground upon which the upper end lay was firm and dry. He stepped down with great care, and was pleased to see, as he walked forward, that no trace of a footmark was left. ...
— True to the Old Flag - A Tale of the American War of Independence • G. A. Henty

... reality is significant. De Foe, even in 'Robinson Crusoe,' gives a very inadequate picture of the mental torments to which his hero is exposed. He is frightened by a parrot calling him by name, and by the strangely picturesque incident of the footmark on the sand; but, on the whole, he takes his imprisonment with preternatural stolidity. His stay on the island produces the same state of mind as might be due to a dull Sunday in Scotland. For this reason, the want of power ...
— Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.) • Leslie Stephen

... track in India, I should know it was made by a leopard. If I found a leopard in Colorado, I should be sure I had found the mark of a cougar or mountain lion. A wolf track on Broadway would doubtless be the doing of a very large dog, and a St. Bernard's footmark in the Rockies, twenty miles from anywhere, would most likely turn out to be the happen-so imprint of a gray wolf's foot. To be sure of the marks, then, one should know all the animals that belong ...
— Boy Scouts Handbook - The First Edition, 1911 • Boy Scouts of America

... the habit of making a step three yards long, is he?" Hewitt asked, pointing at the last footmark and then at the door, which was quite that distance away from it. "Besides," he added, opening the door, "there's ...
— Martin Hewitt, Investigator • Arthur Morrison



Words linked to "Footmark" :   footprint evidence, mark



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