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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A low seat or a stool to rest the feet of a seated person.

Usage examples (35)
  • A golden footstool is mentioned (2Ch 9: 18) as attached to this throne, whose magnificence is described as unrivalled.
  • The ark is called his footstool, because it was under the mercy-seat, Ps. cxxxii.
  • At her footstool are her suppliants, the men and women and little children of the city she has saved.
  • What is under the feet is called a footstool, in Greek uποπoδιον, in Latin Scabellum or Suppedaneum. for more
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