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footer

[foo t-er] /ˈfʊt ər/
noun
1.
British Informal.
  1. Rugby (def 3).
  2. soccer.
2.
a person or thing having or associated with a height or length of a foot or a specified number of feet (often used in combination):
a six-footer.
3.
Computers. a line of information placed at the end of a page for purposes of identification.
4.
Archaic. a person who walks; walker; pedestrian.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; foot + -er1
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Examples from the web for footer
  • Back in the day, the first-footer also brought coal for warmth.
  • The navigation bar at the top of the screen and even the site's footer would also remain static.
  • The six-footer is a hoot-you can belly ride or stand up.
British Dictionary definitions for footer

footer1

/ˈfʊtə/
noun
1.
(archaic) a person who goes on foot; walker
2.
(in combination) a person or thing of a specified length or height in feet: a six-footer

footer2

/ˈfʊtə/
noun
1.
(Brit, informal) short for football (sense 1)

footer3

/ˈfuːtər; ˈfuːtə/
verb (intransitive)
1.
to potter; occupy oneself trivially or to little effect
noun
2.
a person who footers
Word Origin
perhaps from French foutre; see footle
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Word Origin and History for footer
n.

c.1600, "pedestrian;" 1781, "a kick at football;" 1863, British student slang, "the game of football;" see foot (n.), football, -er.

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