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foot·stone

 (fo͝ot′stōn′)
n.
A marking stone at the foot of a grave.
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footstone

(ˈfʊtˌstəʊn)
n
a memorial stone at the foot of a grave
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foot•stone

(ˈfʊtˌstoʊn)

n.
a stone set at the foot of a grave.
[1875]
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