footer

noun
foot·​er | \ˈfu̇-tər \

Definition of footer 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 archaic : pedestrian

2 : information (such as a page number) printed at the bottom of each page of a document — compare header sense 5b

Definition of -footer (Entry 2 of 2)

: one that is a specified number of feet in height, length, or breadth a six-footer

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The average page has a main header and footer and then may also use the same tags within an article tag, for example, to wrap a headline, dateline and other auxiliary information. Scott Gilbertson, WIRED, "Styling Webpages With ARIA’s ‘Landmark Roles’," 13 Jan. 2011

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First Known Use of footer

Noun

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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footer

noun

English Language Learners Definition of footer

: someone or something that is a specified number of feet tall or long

: a word, phrase, etc., that is placed at the bottom of every page of a document

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