Definition of Footfaults

1. footfault [v] - See also: footfault



Lexicographical Neighbors of Footfaults

footdragger
footdraggers
footdragging
footdraggings
footed
footedness
footer
footered
footering
footers
footfall
footfalls
footfault
footfaulted
footfaulting
footfaults (current term)
footgear
footgears
footglove
footgloves
foothalt
foothill
foothill abortion
foothills

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. ..."

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