Definition of Footfaults
1. footfault [v] - See also: footfault
Lexicographical Neighbors of Footfaults
footfaults (current term)
Literary usage of Footfaults
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Art of Lawn Tennis by William Tatem Tilden (1922)
"I am not going into a technical discussion of footfaults. It is unnecessary, and by placing your feet firmly before the service there is no need to ..."
2. The Britannica Year Book by Hugh Chisholm (1913)
"In important ches an umpire is deputed to call the footfaults. L match for the championship of the world was played in April and May 1911 at Queen's ..."
3. Modern Tennis by P. A. Vaile (1917)
"... for after all, judging footfaults is a simple operation, and disputing an umpire's decision is excessively bad form. I have had many amusing experiences ..."
4. The Count at Harvard: Being an Account of the Adventures of a Young by Rupert Sargent Holland, Amy M. Sacker, Frank Thayer Merrill, Colonial Press (Boston, Mass.)., L.C. Page and Company (1906)
"Please be sure you don't make any footfaults," he remarked, " or I'll have to call the penalty for them. ..."