Definition of Footpage

1. a boy attendant [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Footpage

footman
footmanship
footmark
footmarks
footmen
footmuff
footmuffs
footnote
footnoted
footnotes
footnoting
footpace
footpaces
footpad
footpads
footpage (current term)
footpages
footpath
footpaths
footplate
footplate man
footplate men
footplates
footpoint
footpoints
footpost
footposts
footprint
footprint evidence
footprinting

Literary usage of Footpage

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of American Folk-lore by American Folklore Society (1917)
"The little footpage was standing by, Heard all that she did say: "Your husband sure will hear ... "What's the matter, what's the matter, little footpage? ..."

2. The English and Scottish Popular Ballads by George Lyman Kittredge (1889)
"13*. little footpage. 141. When to that gentleman he came. 14J. Down he knelt upon. 14M. Quoth he, My lord commendeth him, And sends this letter unto thee. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1875)
"We see the worthy warrior setting his sentinels, if he were prudent, against surprise, and strip- ping off his linked hauberk, while his footpage was teeing ..."

4. Old English Ballads by Francis Barton Gummere (1894)
"Now peace, now peace, thou litle footpage, For Christes sake, I pray thee ! For if my lord heare one of these words, Thou must be hanged hye !' 16. ..."

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