footmark

noun

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

Examples of footmark in a Sentence

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, 11 Sep. 2019 The back of his shirt bore footmarks, after people ran over him in the panicked crowd. Alaska Dispatch News, 2 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1756, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of footmark was in 1756

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“Footmark.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/footmark. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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