Footpad



[foo t-pad] /ˈfʊtˌpæd/

noun
1.
a highwayman or robber who goes on .
verb (used without object), footpadded, footpadding.
2.
to proceed stealthily on .
/ˈfʊtˌpæd/
noun
1.
(archaic) a robber or highwayman, on foot rather than horseback
noun

See digital pad
n.

“highway robber,” 1680s, from foot (n.) + pad “pathway,” from Middle Dutch pad “way, path,” from Proto-Germanic *patha- “way, path” (see path).

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