foot·​mark | \ ˈfu̇t-ˌmärk How to pronounce footmark (audio) \

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the police found footmarks in the dirt beneath the window
Recent Examples on the Web Holmes is able to distinguish the separate tracks of two men from the many footmarks of the constables on the scene. Hans-dieter Sues, Smithsonian, "The Long, Strange Tale of the Hand Beast Footprints," 11 Sep. 2019 The back of his shirt bore footmarks, after people ran over him in the panicked crowd. Alaska Dispatch News, "At least 58 killed, hundreds wounded in shooting rampage at Las Vegas music festival," 2 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of footmark

1756, in the meaning defined above

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“Footmark.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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