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Meaning of FOOTMAN

Pronunciation:  'fûtmun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a man employed as a servant in a large establishment (as a palace) to run errands and do chores
 

FOOTMAN is a 7 letter word that starts with F.

 

 See Also: manservant

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Foot"man\, n.; pl. {Footmen}.
1. A soldier who marches and fights on foot; a foot soldier.

2. A man in waiting; a male servant whose duties are to
   attend the door, the carriage, the table, etc.

3. Formerly, a servant who ran in front of his master's
   carriage; a runner. --Prior.

4. A metallic stand with four feet, for keeping anything warm
   before a fire.

5. (Zo["o]l.) A moth of the family {Lithosid[ae]}; -- so
   called from its livery-like colors.

 

 

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