Definition of Footsore

1. Adjective. Having sore or tired feet.

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Definition of Footsore

1. a. Having sore or tender feet, as by reason of much walking; as, foot-sore cattle.

Definition of Footsore

1. Adjective. Having sore feet, but perhaps also a certain sense of satisfaction, after walking or hiking too much. ¹

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Definition of Footsore

1. having sore or tired feet [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Footsore

footrots
footrule
footrules
foots
footshock
footsie
footsies
footslog
footslogged
footslogger
footsloggers
footslogging
footslogs
footsoldier
footsoldiers
footsore (current term)
footsoreness
footsorenesses
footstalk
footstalks
footstall
footstalls
footstep
footsteps
footsteps-of-spring
footstock
footstocks
footstone
footstones
footstool

Literary usage of Footsore

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1. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1905)
"For they must climb it, often footsore and with heavy burdens, not only when light zephyrs stir its leafy screen, but also when fierce, wintry gales are ..."

2. Java, Facts and Fancies by Augusta de Wit (1905)
"... far olí and indistinct, seem to rise airily over hollows of blue shade. Not far from the Koningsplein there is another square. "A footsore ..."

3. The Cloister and the Hearth: A Tale of the Middle Ages by Charles Reade (1864)
"And so the pair, Gerard bronzed in the face and travel-stained from head to foot, and Denys with his shoes in tatters, stiff and footsore both of them, ..."

4. Two Years in the Klondike and Alaskan Gold-fields: A Thrilling Narrative of by William B. Haskell (1898)
"... Boys" — Never Mind the Blisters — Tired and footsore — A Lively Camp — Trying to Sleep — Ten Dollars to the Pan. WHEN" we reached Forty Mile it was at ..."

5. Wanderings in the interior of new guinea by J. A. Lawson (1875)
"... village—Conversation with a queer old native—Wild and broken tract of country—Gigantic grass—Deep watercourse— footsore—Our wounds attacked by ants—Nest ..."

6. In Friendship's Nameby Volney Streamer by Volney Streamer (1899)
"IE are all travelers that throng A thorny road together, And if some pilgrim not so strong, As I, but footsore, do me wrong, I'll make excuse—the way is ..."

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