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footpad

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noun foot·pad \-ˌpad\

Definition of footpad

  1. :  a criminal who robs pedestrians



Origin of footpad

foot + pad highwayman, probably from 3pad


First Known Use: 1678


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footpad

noun foot·pad

Definition of footpad

  1. :  a flattish foot on the leg of a spacecraft for distributing weight to minimize sinking into a surface



Origin of footpad

foot + 1pad


First Known Use: 1966


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