Definition of foot piece in English:

foot piece


  • 1A piece of footwear. In early use also: †a piece of armour for a person's foot (obsolete). rare.

  • 2That part of something which serves as a support for the foot or feet.

  • 3Originally: a curtain for the foot of a bed. In later use: the footboard or end section of a bed.

  • 4That which serves as a base or support for something; the lowest or bottom part of something.


Early 17th century; earliest use found in Randle Cotgrave (fl. 1587–?1630), lexicographer. From foot + piece.


foot piece

/ˈfʊt piːs/