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[foo t-peys] /ˈfʊtˌpeɪs/

walking .
a raised portion of a floor; platform.
a landing or resting place at the end of a short flight of steps.
a normal or walking pace
Also called (in the Roman Catholic Church) predella. the platform immediately before an altar at the top of the altar steps


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