footrill

noun

foot·​rill
ˈfu̇‧trə̇l,
-u̇t‧ˌril
British
: a level or inclined road giving entrance (as by a tunnel driven in a hillside) to a mine

Word History

Etymology

perhaps alteration of foot trail

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“Footrill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/footrill. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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