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[foo t-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈfʊtˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/

a or small platform on which to support the or .
an upright piece across the of a bedstead.
a treadle.
a treadle or foot-operated lever on a machine
a vertical board at the foot of a bed


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