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Foot

In accounting, a slang term for adding numbers vertically on a page.
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Rossetti, "Crying, my little one, footsore and weary," illustrated by Arthur Hughes, Sing-Song: A Nursery-Rhyme Book (London, 1872), p.
Here, HEATHER GREENAWAY meets the happy – and footsore – couples.
He didn't know that his audience of business reporters were thoroughly footsore, fatigued, hungry, thirsty, and generally fond of cloaking themselves in dour sophistication.
and the footsore singer celebrated by taking to the stage at a charity festival he spearheaded.
But it was the mountains that thrilled me the most, and being able to come down to the valley floor, footsore and tired after a long day, look up at their looming presence and to say with satisfaction: "I was up there.
Footsore from walking in my leather dress shoes, I asked the boys if I could rent a bicycle.
Sykes reported that his men had marched without rest, many without food, footsore, and greatly exhausted, yet they bore the retreat cheerfully and set an example of tenacity and discipline worthy of older more experienced Soldiers.
However, when Dicey recounts the incident, he writes that he and Hawthorne encountered a "batch of runaway slaves--weary, footsore, wretched, and helpless beyond conception; we gave them food and wine, some small sums of money, and got them a lift upon a train going Northwards" (243-4).
One year, as our straggling, footsore band of pilgrims neared the church, the vicar--a rather eccentric but enthusiastic high-churchman, radiating tousled white hair and expansive gestures--came out in surplice and cope with a delegation of his parishioners led by cross and candles to meet us.
They are footsore and weary after their long tramp.
Frankly, we were so footsore and filthy that at this point a Premier Inn in a scruffy London suburb would have looked like the Chateau Marmont.