Definition of Footraces

1. Noun. (plural of footrace) ¹



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Definition of Footraces

1. footrace [n] - See also: footrace

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Footraces

footpaths
footplate
footplate man
footplate men
footplates
footpoint
footpoints
footpost
footposts
footprint
footprint evidence
footprinting
footprints
footra
footrace
footraces (current term)
footras
footrest
footrests
footrope
footropes
footrot
footrots
footrule
footrules
foots
footshock
footsie
footsies
footslog

Literary usage of Footraces

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1. The Games at Athens by Jenifer Neils, Stephen V. Tracy (2003)
"They competed in six events: three footraces, wrestling, boxing, and a combination of wrestling and boxing known as the pankration. ..."

2. Athletics and Mathematics in Archaic Corinth: The Origins of the Greek Stadionby David Gilman Romano by David Gilman Romano (1993)
"It is also possible that females may have participated in cult footraces at Corinth, since female ath- 41. Sharon Carey Herbert, "Corinthian Red Figure ..."

3. Nonfiction Reading Practice, Grade 6 by Ellen Linnihan (2003)
"Later, footraces increased to 400 yards (366 m) long. ... Some other added events were wrestling, footraces, horse racing, and chariot racing. ..."

4. Roughing It by Mark Twain (2001)
"At the first break of dawn we were always up and running footraces to tone down excess of physical vigor and exuberance of spirits. ..."

5. The Life of Charlotte Brontë by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (1857)
"Scarcely a wedding took place without the rough amusement of footraces, where the half naked runners were a scandal to all decent strangers. ..."

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