Definition of Footpath

1. Noun. A trodden path.

Exact synonyms: Pathway
Generic synonyms: Path



Definition of Footpath

1. n. A narrow path or way for pedestrains only; a footway.

Definition of Footpath

1. Noun. A path for pedestrians. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Footpath

1. a path for pedestrians [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Footpath

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

Literary usage of Footpath

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

1. The Law Reports by James Redfoord Bulwer (1872)
"Highway—Limited Dedication—Bight of Owner of Soil to Plough np footpath. There may, in law, be a dedication to the public of a right of ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1871)
"In the first instance there was grass land between the footpath and the towing-path all the way from Jordan Dam to The Holmes; the width of the grass ..."

3. The Rhine from Rotterdam to Constance: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1903)
"A shorter footpath (green way-marks) descends to the S. from Lindenfels, entera the (10 min.) wood to the left, (25 min. farther) crosses a fir-clad ..."

4. The Preservation of Open Spaces, and of Footpaths and Other Rights of Way by Robert Hunter (1902)
"A footpath is one variety of a public way or highway; and a highway has been defined to be ... A foot-way, or footpath, is a way for passage on foot only. ..."

5. Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes (1881)
"Under these circumstances I did what nine riding men out of ten would have done : I continued my placid jog on the footpath, which was, fortunately, ..."

6. Northern Germany: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1884)
"M. from Wernigerode is a foresters house, where the road diverges on the left to the Hartenberg (Restaurant), whence a footpath leads to ..."

7. A Treatise on Roads: Wherein the Principles on which Roads Should be Made by Henry Parnell (1833)
"A certain space, say six feet, should be formed into a footpath of one regular breadth, with a surface made with a coating of strong gravel, or small broken ..."

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