• Chapter footer
    Chapter footer
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n footer a printed note placed below the text on a printed page
    • n footer a person who travels by foot
    • n footer (used only in combinations) the height or length of something in feet "he is a six-footer","the golfer sank a 40-footer","his yacht is a 60-footer"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The harmless Whale Shark, holds the title of largest fish, with the record being a 59 footer captured in Thailand in 1919.
    • n footer One who goes on foot; a walker.
    • n footer In falconry, a hawk which seizes its prey with its talons.
    • n footer A stroke with the foot; a kick at a foot-ball.
    • n footer An idler.
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In literature:

It's a five-and-twenty footer, though, without doubt.
"Old Gold" by George Manville Fenn
Are you a six-footer?
"To Win or to Die" by George Manville Fenn
You'll be a six-footer yet.
"The Lonely Island" by R.M. Ballantyne
He was a big six-footer, weighing pretty nearly two hundred pounds.
"Fred Fearnot's New Ranch" by Hal Standish
How would you like to drink a glass of elephant milk every morning and grow into an eight-footer?
"The Flight of Pony Baker" by W. D. Howells
Dick's a strong man, but he'll be like a child in the hands of an eight-footer.
"The Young Acrobat of the Great North American Circus" by Horatio Alger Jr.
He's just as anxious as Warde to see the Manor cock-house at footer and cricket, and I'm as keen as he is; but we stop there.
"The Hill" by Horace Annesley Vachell
A six-footer, with a beard enough for three.
"Janet's Love and Service" by Margaret M Robertson
No longer does the huge six-footer, with his army Colt's, stalk through the village streets.
"The Great White Tribe in Filipinia" by Paul T. Gilbert
How would you like to drink a glass of elephant milk every morning and grow into an eight-footer?
"Boy Life" by William Dean Howells

In poetry:

The tinchel closes. Terror, & plunging, swipes.
I lay my ears back. I am about to die.
My cleft feet drum.
Fierce, the two-footers club. My green world pipes
a finish—for us all, my love, not some.
Crumpling, I—why,—
"Dream Song 56: Hell is empty. O that has come to pass" by John Berryman

In news:

The younger Gasol was a pudgy, 23-year-old 7-footer when he arrived in Memphis in 2008, part of the trade that sent his brother to the Lakers.
Former Pack star JaVale McGee got a chance to shine in Los Angeles on Thursday night and the seven-footer made the most of it.
As a senior at Georgetown last season, Sims went up against 7-footer Fab Melo when the Hoyas played at Syracuse.
Armstead's 18-footer in final seconds lifts Wichita State past Virginia Commonwealth 53-51.
Getting to know Cody Zeller, Indiana's All-American 7-footer.
Celtics rookie center Fab Melo is headed for the NBA Development League, but coach Doc Rivers has big expectations for the 7-footer in the minor leagues.
For the top 40-footer from San Francisco's main event, victory has been a comprehensive approach to speed.
Inside, the Forester 's increase in size translates into more headroom and legroom front and rear, to the point where four six-footers should find accommodations plenty comfortable.
Ramon Sessions hit a 16-footer with 28 seconds left and the Charlotte Bobcats made a late defensive stand to beat the Toronto Raptors 98-97 Wednesday night for their fifth win in six games.
DETROIT — Ray McCallum capped a 20-point night with a game-sealing 18-footer with 13 seconds left, helping Detroit hold on to beat Drake 85-79 on Saturday night.
The 19-year-old seven-footer has decided he's leaving Ohio Stateafter his freshman campaign and entering the N-B-A draft.
Kansas coach Bill Self admits that 7-footer Jeff Withey's dominant play has come out of " left field .".
Linking cell headers and footers across multiple worksheets is automated using some simple VBA coding.
Can't convert 6-footer to force extra holes in second-round loss to Watney.
Kast pleaded guilty but mentally ill in the death of the building inspector, Earl Bowman, who stopped off at a home construction site to check concrete footers.

In science:

A tighter text version is described subsequently, and shown as a footer to each diagram up to third order to familiarize the notation.
A Table of Third and Fourth Order Feynman Diagrams of the Interacting Fermion Green's Function
For this purpose, we wrote a Java code which automatically generates the header and footer of the programs and makes the contents of the body of the program, according to the BNF which we will provide.
A Factorial Experiment on Scalability of Search Based Software Testing