What does footpad mean?

Definitions for footpad
ˈfʊtˌpædfoot·pad

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word footpad.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. footpad, paddernoun

    a highwayman who robs on foot

Wiktionary

  1. footpadnoun

    The soft underside of an animal's paw.

  2. footpadnoun

    A medicated bandage for the treatment of corns and warts.

  3. footpadnoun

    A thief on foot who robs travellers on the road.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Footpadnoun

    a highwayman or robber on foot

Freebase

  1. Footpad

    A footpad is an archaic term for a robber or thief specializing in pedestrian victims. The term was used widely from the 16th century until the 19th century, but gradually fell out of common use. A footpad was considered a low criminal, as opposed to the mounted highwayman who in certain cases might gain fame as well as notoriety.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Footpad

    Originally a thief or highway robber who wore padded shoes.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of footpad in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of footpad in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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