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foot rule

noun
1.
a ruler one foot (30.48 cm) in length.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30
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  • Please be advised that there is no generic two-foot rule that applies in all cases.
  • He said if the ten-foot rule goes into effect, euthanasia is the only option.
  • We put in those requirements, and of course one of those things was a drop to the six foot rule.
British Dictionary definitions for foot rule

foot rule

noun
1.
a rigid measure, one foot in length
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