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  • n  a highwayman who robs on foot

  • At the bottom, Armstrong will place his right foot in the bowl-shaped footpad andby 2:22 a.
  • A Chicago reader, for example, found "footpad" (see below) and triumphed briefly until it was discovered that the Chicago Tribune currently uses the word.
  • Even a modern bandit (not necessarily a common footpad but, say, one of those Hangchow hotelkeepers who right now are charging five days' key money for two days' hotel reservation .

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