foot rule

noun

Definition of foot rule

: a stick one foot long for measuring length or distance carpenter with foot rule, notebook, and pencil— May Sinclair broadly : a standard of measurement or judgment measured with the foot rule of the individual life — S. A. Coblentz

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“Foot rule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foot%20rule. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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