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footscraper

[foo t-skrey-per] /ˈfʊtˌskreɪ pər/
noun
1.
a metal bar, set in a small frame and attached to a doorstep, used in cleaning mud from the bottoms of the shoes before entering a house.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75, Americanism; foot + scraper
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